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The Florida Department of Health (DOH) continues to focus on the health and safety of Florida’s families and is dedicated to ensuring patients have safe access to low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana. We are pleased to provide this weekly update on the DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use’s (OMMU) diligent work implementing the many requirements in Amendment 2 and those set by the Florida Legislature in section 381.986, F.S. (2018).

Taking part in sports yield benefits for children including improved physical health and the development of valuable life skills.

A new study put together last month by the Council of Economic Advisers states kids who participate in sports develop better life skills and are more likely to build positive relationships with adults and other kids.

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Hurricane season is here, and the Florida Department of Health in Highlands County urges all residents and visitors to make preparations ahead of any storm that comes our way. Please visit www.ready.gov for information on how to create a go-kit and a template for a family plan. Being prepared is the best way to keep everyone safe and have a less stressful hurricane season.

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