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Ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana; improving social determinants of health; Family Links; local sports

Congress Marijuana
Steve Helber
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AP
A cannabis plant that is close to harvest grows in a grow room at the Greenleaf Medical Cannabis facility in Richmond, Virginia, on June 17, 2021.

The state’s largest medical cannabis operator and the country band The Bellamy Brothers are backing a 2024 ballot initiative that would legalize marijuana in Florida for recreational use.

Guest: Sally Peebles, Vicente Sederberg LLP, Florida Medical Cannabis Advisory Committee.

Improving social determinants of health

Humana and Humana Military are teaming up to host a Collective Impact Summit this week in Jacksonville to collaborate with the community about ways to improve the social determinants of health for local residents and military families.

Guest:

Family Links

As students head back to class, Wolfson Children’s Hospital has launched a new program called Family Links to help connect families with resources to promote children’s health and well-being.

It is part of an ongoing effort to reach beyond the walls of the hospital to address health needs and barriers in the community.

Guest: Megan Denk, executive director, THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health.

Local sports

WJCT Sports Analyst Josh Torres joined us with updates on the Jaguars’ second preseason game.

Guest: Josh Torres, WJCT sports analyst.

  • Laura Nolan, director of sales for the Southeast, Humana.
  • Scott Phillips, market development manager, Humana Military.
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Florida Roundup Associate Producer Katherine Hobbs can be reached at khobbs@wjct.org or on Twitter at @KatherineGHobbs.