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  • Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions

    Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions
    I am an advocate for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania. I didn't start out that way. If you would have told me three years ago that I would be fighting for the chance to get my teenage son marijuana, I would have called you crazy. But...
  • 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...
  • Amendment 2 not a political issue

    Amendment 2 not a political issue
    Like most Floridians, I believe that patients should be able to adhere to their doctor's recommendations without acting in violation of the law. I'm proud to support Amendment 2 this November. It's time for Florida to join the 23 other states that...
  • Petition Already Seeks Changes In Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program

    Petition Already Seeks Changes In Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program
    Medical marijuana hit the shelves in Connecticut just two weeks ago, but there's already been a push to change state regulations about how the medication is sold to chronically ill patients. "Our Plant, Our Right," an online petition, seeks changes that...
  • Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect

     Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect
    It's a first for chiropractors in Virginia: The state legislature issued House Joint Resolution No. 93 recognizing the first week of October as Chiropractic Health Week. "A week dedicated to chiropractic health serves as a reminder that individuals...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • Alcee Hastings endorses medical marijuana

     South Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings on Wednesday announced his support for a constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot that would legalize marijuana for people with serious health problems.  “As citizens, rarely do we have an...
  • Ads launched by "Say no" to medical marijuana

    An air war over medical marijuana began in Florida on Monday with a $1.5 million TV ad campaign launched by the Drug Free Florida Committee.  “Amendment 2 isn’t what it seems,” an ominous voice tells viewers. “Its caregiver...
  • Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida

    Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida
    TV viewers in Florida this week are seeing the first attack in an ad war over medical marijuana, as polls point to a close contest on a constitutional amendment to legalize the illicit weed. Opponents launched a $1.5-million round of statewide ads...
  • Medical pot panel issues 'loophole'-closing ideas

    Parents must accompany minors if doctors recommend medical marijuana. State officials enforcing regulations should be sworn law-enforcement officers. Felons should be prohibited from becoming licensed caregivers. Florida For Care, an offshoot of the pro-...
  • 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...