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  • Heroin addict admits posing as Easton vice cop

    Heroin addict admits posing as Easton vice cop
    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...
  • Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case

     Naperville doctor disciplined in controversial autism case
    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...
  • Illinois: Top reasons patients seek marijuana are cancer, MS

    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...
  • Medical marijuana study targets epileptic children

    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...
  • Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now

    Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now
    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...
  • Pharmacists Have Key Role In Medical Marijuana Program

    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...
  • Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops

    Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops
    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...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    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...
  • Second set of marijuana initiative signatures turned in, could trigger special election

    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...
  • Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland

    Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland
    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...
  • Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center

    Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center
    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...