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  • State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana

    State Hears Pleas To Expand Illnesses For Medical Marijuana
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high

    Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate care for people who have debilitating symptoms, pain, or are dying. But if compassionate care were what the amendment is only about, then the authors would have specifically cited...
  • Pot, trails, and Tinker: Letters

    Hidden agenda on pot From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them. But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...
  • 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...
  • Marijuana commission proposes $125,000 grower fees

    Marijuana commission proposes $125,000 grower fees
    Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses. Maryland's medical marijuana commission is tentatively proposing that fee for each of...