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  • Eustis pursues moratorium on medical marijuana facilities

    Eustis pursues moratorium on medical marijuana facilities
    Joining a handful of other Florida cities with the same idea, Eustis is looking to keep medical-marijuana facilities out of the city temporarily if voters approve a constitutional amendment that would allow them. A moratorium on the sale, cultivation...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Medical marijuana deserves support

    Medical marijuana deserves support
    Forget the politicians, self-styled experts and pollsters. Amendment 2 is about helping sick people. The amendment would change the state constitution to legalize medical marijuana. It gives doctors a tool to help patients facing death or fighting...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations

    Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations
    The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Coconut Creek and Lighthouse Point have given at least initial approval to moratoriums that...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Homeopathic medicines at school now require doctor's notes

    Parents who want to send some herbal remedies to help ease their child’s cold symptoms will have to have a doctor’s note under an updated schools medicine policy. School nurses regularly administer medicines to a children during the school...
  • Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot

    Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot
    They came Friday for an anticipated high — of medical marijuana creating a new industry in South Florida with opportunities for jobs and investment. Some 200 crowded into CannaEd Day Boca Raton with most taking notes on how they could grow medical...
  • Windsor mother and son team starts Lyme disease non-profit organization

    Darren Waterhouse doesn't remember for sure when he was first bitten by a tick. He thinks it was when he a teenager. He was working outdoors for the summer and became ill. "I became really, really tired, lethargic and achy," he said. His mother took him...
  • Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2

    Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2
    As a voter, you've probably heard several myths associated with Amendment 2, the proposal to legalize medical marijuana. More often than not, these myths have been formulated by the proponents of the ballot language, to make you think smoking pot is...
  • Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses

    Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses
    Orange County commissioners on Tuesday took a first step toward limiting where marijuana businesses can set up shop, in the event that voters approve a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana next month. Amendment 2, formally known as "Use...