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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...
  • Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses

    Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses
    — Boca Raton is moving to stop medical marijuana dispensaries from taking root in the city for at least a year — ahead of it becoming legal in Florida. Legalizing medical marijuana will be before Florida voters in November. But before voters...
  • 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...
  • Number of marijuana license seekers in Illinois tops expectations

    Number of marijuana license seekers in Illinois tops expectations
    Illinois received 369 applications for medical marijuana business licenses, which means about 1 in 5 applications will win approval to open grow houses and retail centers in the state. The state received 211 applications for dispensaries —...
  • Florida marijuana campaign heats up, could raise Nov. turnout

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Opponents of a proposal to let doctors in Florida prescribe marijuana are poised to launch a $1.6 million advertising campaign on Monday, with potential side effects for the state's heated race for governor in November....
  • First Medical Marijuana Sales In CT Expected Next Week

    First Medical Marijuana Sales In CT Expected Next Week
    Sales of medical marijuana in Connecticut are expected to begin next week as the first grower prepares to make shipments to dispensaries around the state, nearly two years after the state legalized the use of marijuana to relieve symptoms of some...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 'Pill mill' lessons can inform marijuana debate

     'Pill mill' lessons  can inform  marijuana debate
      Chances are you didn't attend the medical marijuana debate hosted last week by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel at Broward College's campus in Pembroke Pines. Few people did. Had you been there, you would have heard the questions that surround the push to...
  • Marijuana commission proposes $125,000 grower fees

    Marijuana commission proposes $125,000 grower fees
    Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses. Maryland's medical marijuana commission is tentatively proposing that fee for each of...
  • 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...