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  • More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook

     More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook
    Willowbrook trustees decided to permit medical marijuana dispensaries in industrial zoning districts but also asked the plan commission to reconsider allowing them in retail districts. "I think some of the board members feel that (dispensaries) are...
  • Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?

    Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?
    Will Amendment 2 give seriously ill people a chance to treat their symptoms with medical marijuana instead of potentially deadly prescription drugs? Or will it give doctors carte blanche to recommend it to just about anyone, turning Florida into a pot...
  • Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law

    Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law
    A mix-up in the medical marijuana law created some confusion over the number of pot farms that will be allowed to open in Illinois, state officials said. Two medical marijuana cultivation centers will now be allowed in a district that includes the...
  • Medical Marijuana Sales Begin At Dispensaries After Long Wait

    Medical Marijuana Sales Begin At Dispensaries After Long Wait
    Nearly two years after it was legalized, the first sales of medical marijuana were rung up in Connecticut Monday, ending more than 80 years of a wide-ranging ban on the substance. More than two dozen customers flocked to The Healing Corner in Bristol,...
  • Elmhurst debates where marijuana may be sold and grown

     Elmhurst debates where marijuana may be sold and grown
    On the day state applications to grow and sell medical marijuana were due, an Elmhurst committee recommended areas in town where such dispensaries and cultivation sites could be located as conditional uses. The Development, Planning and Zoning Committee...
  • All Connecticut Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Up And Running

     All Connecticut Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Up And Running
    Connecticut's six medical marijuana dispensaries have all received their first shipments — and sales Tuesday were well underway at most of the locations. "We are serving our patients, appointments every 10 minutes," said Angela D'Amico, co-owner...
  • Maryland's medical marijuana paradox [Editorial]

    Maryland's medical marijuana paradox  [Editorial]
    Advocates are generally praising Maryland's proposed new medical marijuana regulations as a step in the right direction after an initial effort failed to make the drug available to patients with chronic pain, nausea and other conditions thought to be...
  • Anti-amendment 2 campaign has more cash

    If John Morgan expects to match opponents' TV advertising in the medical marijuana campaign, he might have to spend millions more of his own dollars to do so. Morgan and others supporting Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot...
  • More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week

    More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week
    More than 2,000 patients have applied for medical marijuana IDs in Illinois in the first week that applications have been accepted, state officials said. The numbers exceeded initial expectations and are a sign the program is off to a good start, state...
  • Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers

    Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers
    With polls indicating that a ballot measure to legalize the medical use of marijuana in Florida is likely to pass, Winter Park commissioners are considering a new ordinance to regulate where so-called medical marijuana treatment centers could be located...
  • For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about pot

    Laurie Ritchie prides herself on being an open-minded parent. She voted in favor of legalizing marijuana two years ago. She started talking to her daughters about drug use around the same time. She hasn't stopped. Now that recreational pot is legal in...