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  • New pro-medical marijuana radio ad called 'race baiting' by critics

    New pro-medical marijuana radio ad called 'race baiting' by critics
    A new pro-medical marijuana radio ad that ties the 1936 movie "Reefer Madness" to the outlawing of marijuana and to historic discriminatory enforcement against black people, has critics accusing the Amendment 2 campaign of pandering to black voters....
  • Medical pot: a fight over possible loopholes

    Medical pot: a fight over possible loopholes
    In the battle over Amendment 2, Drug Free Florida has decried the medical marijuana ballot initiative as being rife with loopholes. And the pro-medical pot folks at People United for Medical Marijuana have had an answer for all of them – almost....
  • Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2

    Stephanie Haridopolos: Voters need to know myths surrounding Amendment 2
    As a voter, you've probably heard several myths associated with Amendment 2, the proposal to legalize medical marijuana. More often than not, these myths have been formulated by the proponents of the ballot language, to make you think smoking pot is...
  • Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses

    Orange looking into location of marijuana businesses
    Orange County commissioners on Tuesday took a first step toward limiting where marijuana businesses can set up shop, in the event that voters approve a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana next month. Amendment 2, formally known as "Use...
  • Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law

    Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law
    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...
  • Windsor mother and son team starts Lyme disease non-profit organization

    Darren Waterhouse doesn't remember for sure when he was first bitten by a tick. He thinks it was when he a teenager. He was working outdoors for the summer and became ill. "I became really, really tired, lethargic and achy," he said. His mother took him...
  • Medical Marijuana Sales Begin At Dispensaries After Long Wait

    Medical Marijuana Sales Begin At Dispensaries After Long Wait
    Nearly two years after it was legalized, the first sales of medical marijuana were rung up in Connecticut Monday, ending more than 80 years of a wide-ranging ban on the substance. More than two dozen customers flocked to The Healing Corner in Bristol,...
  • Elmhurst debates where marijuana may be sold and grown

     Elmhurst debates where marijuana may be sold and grown
    On the day state applications to grow and sell medical marijuana were due, an Elmhurst committee recommended areas in town where such dispensaries and cultivation sites could be located as conditional uses. The Development, Planning and Zoning Committee...
  • 'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'

    'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'
    When two of Jackie Limosani's dogs were ill, she did some homework and became familiar with alternative pet therapies. She is now a certified canine massage therapist, combining her love of dogs with her desire to help shelters and rescues. "Any time...
  • New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes

    New breast cancer treatment cuts five weeks of radiation to a matter of minutes
    Marlene MacGregor knew she was going to be a medical guinea pig, but she agreed anyway. Doctors at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital offered the 70-year-old Nottingham resident several options after a biopsy revealed she had Stage 1 breast cancer. After...
  • Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center

    Northwestern Memorial opening new outpatient center
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital is opening a 25-story outpatient surgery center at its Streeterville campus Monday, boosting its expected capacity in that segment by at least 33 percent in the first year. The $330 million project comes at a time when...