| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Bummed about bypass: The Route 31 Algonquin bypass project that is finally finished might possibly go down as the biggest waste of government spending ever. Route 62 is just packed with cars, but there are no cars on the 31 bypass. What a joke.
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:59 AM
As Illinois prepares to authorize its first medical marijuana businesses, applicants seeking the potentially lucrative licenses include people with political connections and blemished backgrounds.
A lobbyist for one applicant is the former chief of...
| Jul 31, 2014
Friday's print column 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....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HARTFORD — Patients and their advocates pleaded with a state panel of doctors Wednesday to expand Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program to include additional medical conditions beyond those currently allowed by state law.
"Gentlemen, you ought to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:28 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls.
Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
| 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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
A mix-up in the medical marijuana law created some confusion over the number of pot farms that will be allowed to open in Illinois, state officials said.
Two medical marijuana cultivation centers will now be allowed in a district that includes the...
| Oct 8, 2014
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...
| 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.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:11 AM
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.