| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:38 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate care for people who have debilitating symptoms, pain, or are dying.
But if compassionate care were what the amendment is only about, then the authors would have specifically cited...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Hidden agenda on pot
From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest.
The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 8:17 PM
With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them.
But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...
| 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.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Running a medical marijuana operation could cost each grower more than $125,000 a year in fees, a sum so steep some officials believe it may shut out small businesses.
Maryland's medical marijuana commission is tentatively proposing that fee for each of...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:33 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:26 AM
A Batavia couple is aiming to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side.
Hugo and Traci Fernandez have proposed a facility at 1701 Quincy Ave. drawing on their own personal experience with neurological conditions. They are hoping the...