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  • 'Pill mill' lessons can inform marijuana debate

     'Pill mill' lessons  can inform  marijuana debate
      Chances are you didn't attend the medical marijuana debate hosted last week by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel at Broward College's campus in Pembroke Pines. Few people did. Had you been there, you would have heard the questions that surround the push to...
  • Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive

    Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive
    Good news for those with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions whose symptoms may be lessened by marijuana: Two years after the sale of medical pot was legalized, it's available at several clinics in the state. But at...
  • Ads launched by "Say no" to medical marijuana

    An air war over medical marijuana began in Florida on Monday with a $1.5 million TV ad campaign launched by the Drug Free Florida Committee.  “Amendment 2 isn’t what it seems,” an ominous voice tells viewers. “Its caregiver...
  • A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana

    A Disappointing Start For Medical Marijuana
    A week ago, medical marijuana finally went on sale at some dispensaries here in Connecticut. As a brain cancer survivor and an outspoken advocate for the legalization of medical marijuana, I've been flooded with calls from reporters for quotes, sound...
  • Opposing groups push message out to Florida voters about medical marijuana

    MIAMI The supporters and opponents of medical marijuana both posted their first TV ads Monday, just in time for Floridians to receive the first wave of absentee ballots in the mail. The clash is one that has played out in 23 other states plus Washington,...
  • 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...
  • Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?

    Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?
    Will Amendment 2 give seriously ill people a chance to treat their symptoms with medical marijuana instead of potentially deadly prescription drugs? Or will it give doctors carte blanche to recommend it to just about anyone, turning Florida into a pot...
  • 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...
  • Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules

    Medical marijuana panel moves toward final proposed rules
    A state panel on Tuesday hashed out more of the nitty-gritty details to create a medical marijuana industry from scratch, but some key points remained unresolved as the commission nears a deadline next week. Maryland's Medical Marijuana Commission plans...
  • A cure for diabetes? Don't look to chiropractors, state says

    There are thousands of competent chiropractors in California helping people deal with back or neck pain. And then there are some who run newspaper ads with bold claims about breakthrough treatments for diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Robert...
  • Medical marijuana: One family's plight

    ATLANTA The question hovers over Kelli Hopkins every day. It rises with her each morning as she feeds her two remaining sick children their seizure medicine five pills for Mary Elizabeth, seven for Michala. It follows as she packs them and their...