| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A heroin addict who robbed two college students by pretending to be an Easton vice officer was sentenced Tuesday to a Northampton County drug treatment program.
Kenneth W. Olswfski, who has been in jail since his arrest this summer, will undergo...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:55 AM
A Naperville doctor nationally known for offering alternative autism treatments has agreed to have her Illinois medical license placed on probation for at least a year after state regulators accused her of subjecting two children to unwarranted, dangerous...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries are the most common conditions cited for patients who have sought permission to use medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Wednesday.
About 6,300 people have begun the...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:13 PM
A research study examining the use of a marijuana extract to treat children's epileptic seizures is underway at several Pennsylvania hospitals.
Physicians at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Is Connecticut's new law permitting the sale of medical marijuana effective enough? No, says a North Haven man who has created an online petition to change how the medication is sold.
His view is worth considering. But it's too soon to make changes in a...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On behalf of the Connecticut Pharmacists Association and its pioneer pharmacists working in the state's medical marijuana program, I am proud of how the state Department of Consumer Protection has implemented the program.
Treating marijuana as a...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:56 AM
A pair of powerful aldermen are calling for round-the-clock security at any marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers approved to set up shop in Chicago and want to require the product be loaded and unloaded in secure areas.
Under the plan...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:09 PM
People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally.
Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach.
Most folks here come for the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:55 PM
A Los Angeles-based law firm submitted signatures Thursday for a medical marijuana initiative that could spur a special election in Costa Mesa next year.
Attorney David R. Welch presented 10,905 signatures to the city clerk's office, which did a...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:04 PM
With Maryland's proposed licensing fees for growing and selling medical marijuana among the highest in the nation, some advocates warn that the steep costs could drive off applicants, crippling the nascent program and limiting access to treatment for tens...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:20 AM
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is opening a 25-story outpatient surgery center at its Streeterville campus Monday, boosting its expected capacity in that segment by at least 33 percent in the first year.
The $330 million project comes at a time when...