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  • Florida may expand medical-marijuana law

    Florida may expand medical-marijuana law
    Floridians can expect the Legislature to ponder expanding the state's new medical marijuana law to allow for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers might first wait to carry out the statute the state already has. Last year the...
  • Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana

    Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana
    Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls. Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
  • High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary

    High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary
    A proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side was met with concerns about parking and impact on neighboring businesses this week. Greenway Herbal Care would like to open an 1,800-square-foot facility in a commercial building at 424...
  • Highland Park still looking at medical marijuana rules

     Highland Park still looking at medical marijuana rules
    Highland Park continues to iron out the details of possibly allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to set up shop along the U.S. 41 highway corridor, officials said Tuesday night, a location that could prove desirable to some. Plan commissioners...
  • 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...
  • Park Ridge moves along medical marijuana dispensary rule

    Park Ridge moves along medical marijuana dispensary rule
    Stressing that Park Ridge is not seeking a medical marijuana dispensary, aldermen Monday nonetheless gave the first of two approvals to allowing them, should anyone propose to open one. Aldermen unanimously passed the first reading of an ordinance...
  • A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana

    A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana
    A week ago, medical marijuana finally went on sale at some dispensaries here in Connecticut. As a brain cancer survivor and an outspoken advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana, I've been flooded with calls from reporters for quotes, sound...
  • 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...
  • Acupuncturist: Ancient technique can treat many conditions

    By Erinn Hutkin Larisa Turin, 59, a licensed acupuncturist and owner of River North's ChicagoAcupunctureTM, sees patients every day "on whom Western medicine sort of gave up." They hope alternative medicine will finally provide some answers. Turin is...
  • Ben Pollara: Scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits of marijuana

    Ben Pollara: Scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits of marijuana
    Sometimes, decisions that seem difficult at a glance can be boiled down to one simple choice. I believe this is the case with Amendment 2, a measure on the ballot this November that would allow for doctors to recommend the medical use of marijuana by...
  • 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...