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  • East Columbia 50+ offers caregiver support group

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •50+ LGBT Support and Social Group. First Thursday,...
  • Boca set to give final approval to medical marijuana moratorium

    Boca set to give final approval to medical marijuana moratorium
    Boca Raton is set to approve a city law Tuesday that will officially make it the first Palm Beach County municipality to prohibit the sale or cultivation of marijuana within city limits for at least a year — ahead of a Nov. 4 referendum on the...
  • No: Too risky for state businesses

    In recent months, many Americans, myself included, have become educated on the medicinal benefits that cannabis may provide to patients who have some terrible illnesses. Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature passed the Charlotte's Web law that allows...
  • Yes: Benefits would be far-reaching

    Caregivers are now being called drug dealers by opponents of Amendment 2. As a medical consultant and a police officer's daughter, I am horrified by the comparison. This November, we will vote on Amendment 2, which will expand the use of medical...
  • Medical pot proposal closer to the ballot

    The Costa Mesa city clerk certified a medical marijuana initiative Tuesday, bringing the proposal to permit dispensaries one step closer to voters. The signatures gathered for the ARRO Initiative, or Act to Restrict and Regulate the Operation of Medical...
  • Why should Floridians face arrest for medical care?

    Why should Floridians face arrest for medical care?
    In 1999, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Sixteen years later, I can honestly say not a single second of my life has gone by where I have been unaware of my disease. Because of my condition, I experience neuropathic pain 24 hours a day, have...
  • 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...
  • Montel Williams joins med pot campaign

    Montel Williams joins med pot campaign
    Among celebrity medical marijuana smokers, Montel Williams is joining the fray in Florida to support Amendment 2, the initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot. Williams, who had a syndicated talk show for most of the 1990s and 2000s, has multiple sclerosis and...
  • Reaction to Crist pick: Letters

    Reaction to Crist pick: Letters
    The Orlando Sentinel has unfairly criticized Gov. Rick Scott since he was elected. It is no surprise that the Sentinel would give Charlie ("I'll take any political job, and what party is that in?") Crist its endorsement ("Our choice for governor: Crist,"...
  • Would-be pot grower explains Tinley operation

    Would-be pot grower explains Tinley operation
    The man who wants to operate a medical marijuana production facility in Tinley Park says strains of cannabis sativa developed at his Colorado and New Jersey facilities have been particularly successful in treating seizures in patients. "That's my...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....