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Fla. Farm Bill Ripped As Sly Attack On Sugar Industry Suits

Law360 (May 3, 2021, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A farm rights bill signed into law by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking heat from critics as a targeted attack on a pending lawsuit against the state's multibillion-dollar sugar industry and a surreptitious move to block similar cases in the future by labeling them "nuisance lawsuits."

When Senate Bill 88 was introduced during the recently completed legislative session, it was described as a measure to amend the Florida Right to Farm Act to preserve agritourism, "meaning hayrides and egghunts," according to Matthew Moore of Berman & Berman, lead counsel for plaintiffs in a proposed class action in the federal Southern District...

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