| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A heroin addict who robbed two college students by pretending to be an Easton vice officer was sentenced Tuesday to a Northampton County drug treatment program.
Kenneth W. Olswfski, who has been in jail since his arrest this summer, will undergo...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:38 AM
The Lehigh Valley's biggest health care provider got a little bigger Monday.
VSAS Orthopaedics joined the Lehigh Valley Physician Group, a subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network.
VSAS Orthopaedics, which has offices in both Allentown and Bethlehem...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:59 AM
As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds.
A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:40 AM
On the same day that Florida voters will hit the polls to cast their votes for Amendment 2 — whether or not to legalize medical marijuana — the city of Delray Beach is poised to vote on the topic, too.
Late Tuesday, commissioners will...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A proposal to locate a medical marijuana production facility in Tinley Park is heading to the Village Board for consideration, with the full support of the citizen advisory group, as well as clean bills of health from police and fire officials.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Medical marijuana may be coming to Pennsylvania. A bipartisan group of state senators has introduced Senate Bill 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.
Today in the United States we hear champions of medical marijuana argue that it can...
| Jul 31, 2014
Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts.
The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:28 AM
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...