| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
They came Friday for an anticipated high — of medical marijuana creating a new industry in South Florida with opportunities for jobs and investment.
Some 200 crowded into CannaEd Day Boca Raton with most taking notes on how they could grow medical...
| Jun 9, 2014
Patrick Garnett spent years fighting a losing battle against crystal meth. He went to hundreds of 12-step meetings, sometimes twice a day, but relapse always followed.
Then, about four years ago, an Internet search pointed Garnett toward something...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster.
Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The Tinley Park Village Board will consider ordinance changes to limit where medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries could locate.
Trustee Greg Hannon said last week he and other board members have discussed the need to make sure the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts.
The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Plainfield village trustees are poised to approve a zoning amendment that would allow for cultivation and dispensing of medical marijuana in the southwest suburb.
Trustees voted 5-1 on Monday to direct the village attorney to prepare an ordinance that...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:29 PM
As Libertyville officials prepare to put into place zoning regulations for medical marijuana growing as distribution facilities, Director of Community Development John Spoden said his office has already gotten some calls from people expressing interest in...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
State regulators have suspended the medical license of a Chicago chiropractor arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient in Highland Park, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation officials said.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A Chicago chiropractor was arrested Thursday in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place June 12 during a chiropractic treatment in Highland Park, according to a Highland Park Police news release.
Kevin G. Dutton, 38, of Chicago, turned...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Festival season is here. Take advantage of these shopping opportunities this weekend:
The 57th Street Art Fair features between 200 and 250 artists, including sculptors, jewelry makers, leather workers, photographers, print-makers, painters, wood...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:04 PM
As a musician in residence at the Shands Arts in Medicine program in Florida, Cathy DeWitt has played harp, piano and guitar, and sung bedside for patients for 20 years.
"Music is especially useful where verbal communication is limited — with...