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  • Santa Ana's pot shop raids, marijuana policy targeted in lawsuit

    Santa Ana's pot shop raids, marijuana policy targeted in lawsuit
    An Orange County marijuana dispensary and its members have filed a federal lawsuit accusing Santa Ana police officers of excessive force during a raid last month. The suit, filed Monday by the nonprofit marijuana collective Sky High Holistic, further...
  • Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses

    Study: Scant Evidence That Medical Pot Helps Many Illnesses
    CHICAGO (AP) — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain...
  • Study finds scant evidence that medical marijuana helps many illnesses

    Study finds scant evidence that medical marijuana helps many illnesses
    Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence is for chronic pain and for muscle...
  • Visiting the gynecologist when you're older

    Visiting the gynecologist when you're older
    As women get older, they have different needs when visiting their gynecologist. The body begins changing as menopause nears. Menstrual periods become irregular, hormone levels change. It can all be confusing for women. Dr. Katharine H. Taber, medical...
  • Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell will rejoin tour

    Cancer can't stop Vivian Campbell from rocking out with Def Leppard. His publicist confirmed Wednesday that doctors have given Campbell a treatment regimen that will allow him to avoid radiation and join his band's tour Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama....
  • Attorney Beth Fanous Joins Spellman & Kelly, LLC

    The law firm Spellman & Kelly, LLC, located at 133 Mountain Road in Suffield, is happy to announce that Attorney Beth Fanous has joined the firm. Fanous has been an attorney since 2003 and is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New...
  • Deadline looms for Governor Ige to announce bill vetoes

    The deadline is approaching for Hawaii Gov. David Ige to tell lawmakers which bills he plans to veto. There are several major bills left unsigned, including a plan to set up a system of medical marijuana dispensaries. Hawaii has about 13,000 patients who...
  • As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment

    As states loosen marijuana laws, veterans still face obstacles to therapeutic treatment
    As Maryland and other states move to make medical marijuana available to patients, former service members are still barred from getting the drug from the Veterans Administration. Marijuana remains in a legally precarious position, even as public...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    The (Albany) Democrat Herald, June 17, on genetically modified organisms ban While we wait to see what the next front will be in the statewide battle over genetically modified organisms (it might be in neighboring Benton County, where proponents of a ban...
  • An open letter to Florida doctors about medical marijuana education

    An open letter to Florida doctors about medical marijuana education
    As your patient, I entrust my care to you, realizing that you have devoted yourself and sacrificed much to becoming a respected physician.  To get to this level of achievement, you have spent countless hours obtaining education during medical school,...
  • Connecticut To Allow 3 More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    Connecticut To Allow 3 More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
    HARTFORD — Connecticut plans to allow up to three more medical marijuana dispensaries, targeting New Haven and Fairfield counties, where there are the most registered patients and the fewest licensed sellers. The decision to add to the state's...