From the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services:
“Florida’s horse industry has a $5.1 billion economic impact in our state, and I thank the Senate for passing legislation that will enhance the integrity of the industry,” stated Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam. “I also thank Senate President Andy Gardiner, Speaker Steve Crisafulli, Senator Jack Latvala, Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen, and Rep. Charlie Stone for supporting this key legislation.”
This legislation that will strengthen the integrity of Florida’s horse industry by prohibiting the use of certain medications and substances in horses, as well as increasing penalties for those who violate the law.
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