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  • 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...
  • High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary

    High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary
    A proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side was met with concerns about parking and impact on neighboring businesses this week. Greenway Herbal Care would like to open an 1,800-square-foot facility in a commercial building at 424...
  • Second set of marijuana initiative signatures turned in, could trigger special election

    A Los Angeles-based law firm submitted signatures Thursday for a medical marijuana initiative that could spur a special election in Costa Mesa next year. Attorney David R. Welch presented 10,905 signatures to the city clerk's office, which did a...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally. Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach. Most folks here come for the...
  • Illinois: Top reasons patients seek marijuana are cancer, MS

    Cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries are the most common conditions cited for patients who have sought permission to use medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Wednesday. About 6,300 people have begun the...
  • Oregon rolls out plan for legalizing marijuana much different from Washington state's

    PORTLAND, Ore. Matt Price sells 100 different kinds of edibles, tinctures, buds and other marijuana offerings to the patients who frequent Cannabliss, the medical dispensary he opened up in a historic brick building that once served as a fire station....
  • Alcee Hastings endorses medical marijuana

     South Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings on Wednesday announced his support for a constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot that would legalize marijuana for people with serious health problems.  “As citizens, rarely do we have an...
  • Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops

    Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops
    A pair of powerful aldermen are calling for round-the-clock security at any marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers approved to set up shop in Chicago and want to require the product be loaded and unloaded in secure areas. Under the plan...
  • Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now

    Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now
    Is Connecticut's new law permitting the sale of medical marijuana effective enough? No, says a North Haven man who has created an online petition to change how the medication is sold. His view is worth considering. But it's too soon to make changes in a...
  • Ben Pollara: Scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits of marijuana

    Ben Pollara: Scare tactics cloud medicinal benefits of marijuana
    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...
  • 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...