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What boycotting Florida might include

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  • Florida Orange Juice
  • Gatorade was formulated in 1965 by a team of researchers at the University of Florida.
  • Key Lime Pie has been traced back to the late 19th century in the Key West, Florida.
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series motor race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
  • Flo Rida was born in Carol City, Florida. CARSON, CA - MAY 11: Singer Flo Rida performs at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango on May 11, 2013 in Carson, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
  • Burger King is headquartered in unincorporated Miami-Dade County, Florida.
  • Walt DIsney World opened October 1, 1971, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
  • Pitbull was born to Cuban parents in Miami, Florida. LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 19: Rapper Pitbull performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
  • Kate Upton, raised in Melbourne, Florida. NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Model Kate Upton attends as Sports Illustrated celebrates SI Swimsuit 2013 with a star-studded red carpet kickoff event at Crimson on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
  • Swisher Sweets are manufactured by Swisher International, Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Florida Crystals is the only producer of certified organic sugar, grown and harvested in the United States (Florida).
  • South Beach is a popular neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Channing Tatum spent most of his teenage years in the Tampa, Florida. APRIL 20: In this handout production photo provided by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum portray President James Sawyer and John Cale in 'White House Down'. 'White House Down', directed by Roland Emmerich, is about policeman John Cale saving the President of the United States when the White House is attacked by a paramilitary force on April 20, 2013. The film is set to be released in June 2013. (Photo
  • Ashley Greene was born in Jacksonville, Florida. She grew up in Middleburg and Jacksonville, and went to University Christian School before transferring to Wolfson High School when she was in tenth grade. SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 11: Actress Ashley Greene attends 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2' VIP Comic-Con Celebration Sponsored by Fandango at Float in the Hard Rock Hotel on July 11, 2012 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Summit Entertainment)
  • The Miami Heat are an NBA team based in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat celebrate winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Arena June 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The Miami Heat, led by NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James (2nd-L), won the NBA Finals for the second consecutive year by defeating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in game seven of the championship series. AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKI
  • Nature's Kitchen Dog Food is the first all natural product from Maverick Pet Foods, Inc. based in South Florida.
  • Land Shark Lager is brewed in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Stevie Wonder announced this week he wouldn’t perform in Florida anymore, or any state that has a Stand Your Ground Law. Martin Luther King, III added to the boycott saying people should not even buy Florida oranges or orange juice that comes from Florida.

A petition that states, “We’re boycotting Florida tourism until the "stand your ground" law is overturned. Your state is not a safe place to vacation if your citizens are able to kill anyone they deem suspicious," has nearly 10,000 signatures.

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