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  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...
  • 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 —...
  • Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida

    Ad war launched on medical marijuana in Florida
    TV viewers in Florida this week are seeing the first attack in an ad war over medical marijuana, as polls point to a close contest on a constitutional amendment to legalize the illicit weed. Opponents launched a $1.5-million round of statewide ads...
  • 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...
  • Pharmacists Have Key Role In Medical Marijuana Program

    On behalf of the Connecticut Pharmacists Association and its pioneer pharmacists working in the state's medical marijuana program, I am proud of how the state Department of Consumer Protection has implemented the program.  Treating marijuana as a...
  • 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,...
  • Yes: Critics' scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits

    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...
  • Acupuncture may not be effective for knee pain: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Acupuncture won't improve chronic knee pain in middle-aged people, researchers say. In their study, real acupuncture using needles and lasers was no more helpful than sham acupuncture for chronic knee pain among people 50...
  • State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants

    State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants
    The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest. The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last...
  • 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...
  • 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...