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Proposed THC Cap; Municipal High Speed Internet; Cherry Museum; WGW


As the number of medical marijuana patients in Florida continues to grow, some state lawmakers are exploring a possible cap on the level of THC in medical marijuna products.

Sally Peebles, a partner with Vicente Sederberg and a member of the state’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee joined us with more.

Internet Accessibility

Technologist, Eric Geller and Chris Mitchell, a national subject matter expert on publicly owned internet systems, joined us to to discuss how JEA could provide low-cost high-speed internet over fiber to every household and business in Jacksonville.

Cherry Museum

Artist Lana Shuttleworth and her husband, Jacksonville Architectural Historian Wayne Wood, recently opened the “Cherry Museum” in their yard in Riverside. They joined us to tell us more about it.

What’s Good Wednesdays

This week’s good news includes:

  • Swimming SafariSwim School has just announced that it is now a swim school provider of Hope Floats Foundation. They will provide scholarships for swim lessons for children in Jacksonville, who otherwise would not have access.
  • Local bartending lifestyle brand Mover & Shaker recently partnered with Cocktail Critters to donate 1,500 face masks to 150 bars and restaurants throughout the United States.
  • According to the College Board’s 2020 Advanced Placement Cohort Data Report, Florida jumped to number two in the nation for successful AP test performance.
  • The world-famous brass ensemble Canadian Brass is scheduled to perform a free show at  the Florida Theatre, Sunday. It’s presented by the Beaches Fine Arts Series. 

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Michael Gonzalez is joining WJCT News as a spring intern from Jacksonville University.