| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:57 PM
British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday.
Britain’s decision led Spanish...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical debate over the risks and benefits of making cannabis...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hidden agenda on pot
From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:30 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis.
"Most of the discussion...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan is spearheading a move to pass a constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, putting millions of dollars of his own money and his considerable public-speaking skills behind it. He's also...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Medical marijuana investors grilled public officials Wednesday for any scrap of information they could get about applying for state licenses before they must fork over up to $25,000 for the privilege.
Nearly 300 people turned out at a public meeting...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Bulls ripped open his chin, blackened his eyes and broke his nose, ribs and legs — the right leg three times.
But that all paled in comparison to what happened about a year and a half ago, when Beau Schroeder climbed on a snorting, bucking 1,800-...
| Aug 17, 2014
For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
| Aug 16, 2014
Julie Falco was active in lobbying Illinois to legalize medical marijuana, a drug she credits with "saving my life" since she started eating pot brownies to treat to multiple sclerosis 10 years ago.
Yet now that the state has enacted a medicinal...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Faculty at the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine conclude, in a letter responding to the July 25 article "Medical marijuana rules for doctors raise concerns" that requirements on physicians recommending marijuana for medical use are "not a...
| Aug 11, 2014
When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies.
They certainly don't teach them in medical school.