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  • Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland

    Medical marijuana fees stir debate in Maryland
    With Maryland's proposed licensing fees for growing and selling medical marijuana among the highest in the nation, some advocates warn that the steep costs could drive off applicants, crippling the nascent program and limiting access to treatment for tens...
  • Second set of marijuana initiative signatures turned in, could trigger special election

    A Los Angeles-based law firm submitted signatures Thursday for a medical marijuana initiative that could spur a special election in Costa Mesa next year. Attorney David R. Welch presented 10,905 signatures to the city clerk's office, which did a...
  • Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus

    Medical pot supporters make their pitch by bus
    People United for Medical Marijuana is taking its campaign to the streets — literally. Which is why a big blue bus with "Vote Yes On 2" pulled into Gulfstream Park, a gambling mecca in Hallandale Beach. Most folks here come for the...
  • Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops

    Round-the-clock security wanted for Chicago medical marijuana shops
    A pair of powerful aldermen are calling for round-the-clock security at any marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers approved to set up shop in Chicago and want to require the product be loaded and unloaded in secure areas. Under the plan...
  • Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now

    Keep Ground-Up Medical Pot For Now
    Is Connecticut's new law permitting the sale of medical marijuana effective enough? No, says a North Haven man who has created an online petition to change how the medication is sold. His view is worth considering. But it's too soon to make changes in a...
  • Pharmacists Have Key Role In Medical Marijuana Program

    On behalf of the Connecticut Pharmacists Association and its pioneer pharmacists working in the state's medical marijuana program, I am proud of how the state Department of Consumer Protection has implemented the program.  Treating marijuana as a...
  • Medical marijuana study targets epileptic children

    A research study examining the use of a marijuana extract to treat children's epileptic seizures is underway at several Pennsylvania hospitals. Physicians at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in...
  • Amendment 2 not a political issue

    Amendment 2 not a political issue
    Like most Floridians, I believe that patients should be able to adhere to their doctor's recommendations without acting in violation of the law. I'm proud to support Amendment 2 this November. It's time for Florida to join the 23 other states that...
  • Petition Already Seeks Changes In Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program

    Petition Already Seeks Changes In Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program
    Medical marijuana hit the shelves in Connecticut just two weeks ago, but there's already been a push to change state regulations about how the medication is sold to chronically ill patients. "Our Plant, Our Right," an online petition, seeks changes that...
  • Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect

     Virginia practice of chiropractic gains respect
    It's a first for chiropractors in Virginia: The state legislature issued House Joint Resolution No. 93 recognizing the first week of October as Chiropractic Health Week. "A week dedicated to chiropractic health serves as a reminder that individuals...
  • Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study

    Spontaneous cancer remission rare, but worth study
    In her 28-year career, Dr. Deborah Axelrod says she's had just one patient whose advanced breast cancer inexplicably vanished. The patient, Ann Fonfa, endured multiple surgeries to remove cancerous tumors that kept growing back. All the while, Fonfa...