| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:24 AM
When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick.
The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed made me nauseous and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries are the most common conditions cited for patients who have sought permission to use medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Wednesday.
About 6,300 people have begun the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Three companies that want to be among the city's first medical marijuana dispensaries won zoning approval Friday, but still need state license.
Three fledgling companies that want to be among the city's first medical marijuana dispensaries cleared an...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Glenview trustees have rejected a plan to open a medical marijuana dispensary in the village, citing concerns about its impact on the character of the neighborhood, property values and its proximity to children.
The Glenview Village Board of Trustees...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 2:40 PM
A proposal to locate a medical marijuana production facility in Tinley Park is heading to the Village Board for consideration, with the full support of the citizen advisory group, as well as clean bills of health from police and fire officials.
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Medical marijuana may be coming to Pennsylvania. A bipartisan group of state senators has introduced Senate Bill 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act.
Today in the United States we hear champions of medical marijuana argue that it can...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Among celebrity medical marijuana smokers, Montel Williams is joining the fray in Florida to support Amendment 2, the initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Williams, who had a syndicated talk show for most of the 1990s and 2000s, has multiple sclerosis and...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
The Costa Mesa city clerk certified a medical marijuana initiative Tuesday, bringing the proposal to permit dispensaries one step closer to voters.
The signatures gathered for the ARRO Initiative, or Act to Restrict and Regulate the Operation of Medical...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:31 PM
In 1999, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Sixteen years later, I can honestly say not a single second of my life has gone by where I have been unaware of my disease. Because of my condition, I experience neuropathic pain 24 hours a day, have...