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  • State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants

    State begins notifying medical marijuana applicants
    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...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    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...
  • Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses

    Boca considers temporarily keeping out marijuana businesses
    — Boca Raton is moving to stop medical marijuana dispensaries from taking root in the city for at least a year — ahead of it becoming legal in Florida. Legalizing medical marijuana will be before Florida voters in November. But before voters...
  • 'Pill mill' lessons can inform marijuana debate

     'Pill mill' lessons  can inform  marijuana debate
      Chances are you didn't attend the medical marijuana debate hosted last week by state Sen. Eleanor Sobel at Broward College's campus in Pembroke Pines. Few people did. Had you been there, you would have heard the questions that surround the push to...
  • Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive

    Legal Medical Marijuana Cost Excessive
    Good news for those with multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and other conditions whose symptoms may be lessened by marijuana: Two years after the sale of medical pot was legalized, it's available at several clinics in the state. But at...
  • Ads launched by "Say no" to medical marijuana

    An air war over medical marijuana began in Florida on Monday with a $1.5 million TV ad campaign launched by the Drug Free Florida Committee.  “Amendment 2 isn’t what it seems,” an ominous voice tells viewers. “Its caregiver...
  • 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...
  • More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook

     More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook
    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...
  • Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?

    Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?
    Will Amendment 2 give seriously ill people a chance to treat their symptoms with medical marijuana instead of potentially deadly prescription drugs? Or will it give doctors carte blanche to recommend it to just about anyone, turning Florida into a pot...
  • All Connecticut Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Up And Running

     All Connecticut Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Up And Running
    Connecticut's six medical marijuana dispensaries have all received their first shipments — and sales Tuesday were well underway at most of the locations. "We are serving our patients, appointments every 10 minutes," said Angela D'Amico, co-owner...
  • Anti-amendment 2 campaign has more cash

    If John Morgan expects to match opponents' TV advertising in the medical marijuana campaign, he might have to spend millions more of his own dollars to do so. Morgan and others supporting Amendment 2 to legalize medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot...