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  • Second Medical Marijuana Grower Begins Deliveries; Testing Lab Opens

    Second Medical Marijuana Grower Begins Deliveries; Testing Lab Opens
    A second manufacturer of medical marijuana made its first deliveries Tuesday — raising the competitive stakes for the fledgling industry in Connecticut. Curaleaf LLC, based in Simsbury, confirmed it shipped ground-up marijuana flowers and pre-...
  • Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage

    Medical marijuana applicants come with baggage
    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...
  • Medical marijuana: The facts beyond the spin

    Medical marijuana:  The facts beyond the spin
    When it comes to medical marijuana, I've been torn. I believe suffering patients deserve relief. I also know that powerful pain-killers are over-prescribed and tragically addictive — and that this country spends far too much money arresting and...
  • After accidental start, medical marijuana becomes a movement

    After accidental start, medical marijuana becomes a movement
    Floridians have been bombarded with press coverage of Amendment 2. Yet, for all the noise, there are important aspects of this discussion that have barely been touched upon, including the beginning of the medical-marijuana movement. How many Floridians...
  • New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters

    New arts center, party labels, and medical marijuana: Letters
    On Tuesday, I had the opportunity to attend a preview of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful, exciting, soaring structure. I have seen many performing-arts centers in this country and...
  • Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions

    Deena Kenney: Marijuana suitable treatment for certain medical conditions
    I am an advocate for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania. I didn't start out that way. If you would have told me three years ago that I would be fighting for the chance to get my teenage son marijuana, I would have called you crazy. But...
  • Acupuncturist: Ancient technique can treat many conditions

    By Erinn Hutkin Larisa Turin, 59, a licensed acupuncturist and owner of River North's ChicagoAcupunctureTM, sees patients every day "on whom Western medicine sort of gave up." They hope alternative medicine will finally provide some answers. Turin is...
  • Outlook for states' pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky

    Outlook for states' pot legalization measures goes from solid to shaky
    With pot sold openly to any adult who wants it in Colorado and Washington state, marijuana advocates were hoping restrictions in other states would fall like dominoes this election season, opening the way for a push in Congress to change federal drug...
  • Second marijuana initiative headed to a decision in Costa Mesa

    For a second time this month, the Costa Mesa city clerk's office has certified a medical marijuana petition that could pave the way for storefront dispensaries to openly operate in the city. The petition met the number needed to initiate a special...
  • Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs

    Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs
    Even if medical marijuana becomes law in Florida, employees with debilitating medical conditions could be fired for using it – regardless of whether they have a doctor's approval. Amendment 2 contains no employee protections, lawyers say, beyond...
  • Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium

    Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium
    On the same day that Florida voters will hit the polls to cast their votes for Amendment 2 — whether or not to legalize medical marijuana — the city of Delray Beach is poised to vote on the topic, too. Late Tuesday, commissioners will...