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  • Medical marijuana dispensary to open in South Windsor

    With Connecticut becoming one of 23 states licensed to dispense medical marijuana, six dispensaries are preparing to open – one being Prime Wellness of Connecticut in South Windsor, located at 75 John Fitch Blvd., on Route 5. The company was...
  • Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana

    Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana
    TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians appear ready in a big way to legalize medical marijuana. A Quinnipiac University survey released Monday found 88 percent of voters were in favor of the Amendment 2 question of legalizing medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot....
  • Medical pot shops are no big deal

    Medical pot shops are no big deal
    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. Pat Quinn signed into law...
  • Florida doctors' group comes out against medical marijuana

    Florida doctors' group comes out against medical marijuana
    Raising concerns about  public health risks of "unintended consequences," the Florida Medical Association has announced its opposition to Florida's proposed medical marijuana initiative, Amendment 2. The association previously had opposed the amendment'...
  • Company Plans To Open Medical Marijuana Lab In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL — A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Medical marijuana legalization may be coming to Pennsylvania one way or another

    It became obvious this week that Pennsylvania inevitably will emerge from the Dark Ages when it comes to a ban on the use of medical marijuana to ease the suffering of people with epilepsy or other ailments. For some Pennsylvanians, perhaps, it will...
  • Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs

    Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs
    United For Care has responded to Amendment 2's newly-announced opponent, the Florida Medical Association, by claiming that many Florida doctors and nurses support medical marijuana and the association's primary concern is "premature." The FMA, which...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Aldermen setting cannabis dispensary regulations

    Aldermen setting cannabis dispensary regulations
    Aldermen took steps Tuesday to further limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located in the city. The dispensaries would be banned from manufacturing districts, transportation corridors and many areas that are a mix of homes and smaller...
  • Legal complication clouds medical marijuana rollout in Florida

    Legal complication clouds medical marijuana rollout in Florida
    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Prospective medical marijuana growers in Florida are struggling to figure out a legal way to obtain starter cannabis plants under a new state law allowing for limited medical use, the bill's sponsor and other experts say....