| Feb 3, 2015
| 6:44 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries.
The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Chiropractor Andrew Pasminski was seen by patients as an intuitive diagnostician whose healing powers extended beyond traditional medicine.
"He had a natural spiritual side," said friend and patient Daniel Popuch. "I've known many people who were...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 2:29 PM
Although a proposed medical marijuana amendment failed in the 2014 election, medical use of the plant could come to Florida as soon as July 1, 2016.
That's the date by which Florida would have to begin issuing marijuana patient ID cards under a bill...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:57 PM
— Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program could be broadened to allow patients who suffer sickle cell disease, chronic pain after back surgery and severe psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Tourette's disorder, however, will not be added to the...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:20 AM
Carolyn and Mike Burkhead of downstate Maryville do not know what they are going to do.
Their 3-year-old daughter Mira has a form of epilepsy that subjects her to severe, debilitating seizures. Her parents have tried nine different medications to treat...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:32 PM
Proponents of a medical-marijuana ballot initiative that fell short of passing in November are making a second attempt to legalize weed in Florida.
Late Friday, the Department of State approved the language of a proposed 2016 constitutional amendment...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 4:40 AM
Illinois is now accepting petitions to expand the list of medical conditions that qualify for treatment with marijuana — though officials have yet to name the board that will decide the issue.
The state also hasn't named which applicants will be...
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law.
"Gentlemen, you ought to...