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  • Medical marijuana regulations would scare off physicians [Letter]

    Medical marijuana regulations would scare off physicians [Letter]
    Faculty at the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine conclude, in a letter responding to the July 25 article "Medical marijuana rules for doctors raise concerns" that requirements on physicians recommending marijuana for medical use are "not a...
  • 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...
  • Maryland's medical marijuana paradox [Editorial]

    Maryland's medical marijuana paradox  [Editorial]
    Advocates are generally praising Maryland's proposed new medical marijuana regulations as a step in the right direction after an initial effort failed to make the drug available to patients with chronic pain, nausea and other conditions thought to be...
  • Anti-amendment 2 campaign has more cash

    If John Morgan expects to match opponents' TV advertising in the medical marijuana campaign, he might have to spend millions more of his own dollars to do so. Morgan and others supporting Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot...
  • More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week

    More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week
    More than 2,000 patients have applied for medical marijuana IDs in Illinois in the first week that applications have been accepted, state officials said. The numbers exceeded initial expectations and are a sign the program is off to a good start, state...
  • Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers

    Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers
    With polls indicating that a ballot measure to legalize the medical use of marijuana in Florida is likely to pass, Winter Park commissioners are considering a new ordinance to regulate where so-called medical marijuana treatment centers could be located...
  • For some parents, legalization complicates how to talk about pot

    Laurie Ritchie prides herself on being an open-minded parent. She voted in favor of legalizing marijuana two years ago. She started talking to her daughters about drug use around the same time. She hasn't stopped. Now that recreational pot is legal in...
  • Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar

     Medical marijuana may cost patients top dollar
    When Jim Champion goes to a medical marijuana dispensary in Illinois for the first time, his wife, Sandy, plans to take a picture to mark the victory, after years of fighting for an alternative treatment for his multiple sclerosis. "It'll be like...
  • Britain withdrawing warrant for parents of cancer-stricken child

    British prosecutors withdrew an arrest warrant for the parents of a cancer-stricken boy who removed him from a hospital in England without the consent of physicians to seek care abroad, officials said Tuesday. Britain’s decision led Spanish...
  • 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...
  • Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire

    Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire
    Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Physicians, patients, advocates and potential growers...