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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...