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  • Medical marijuana deserves support

    Medical marijuana deserves support
    Forget the politicians, self-styled experts and pollsters. Amendment 2 is about helping sick people. The amendment would change the state constitution to legalize medical marijuana. It gives doctors a tool to help patients facing death or fighting...
  • Editorial: Vote no on pot Amendment 2

    Editorial: Vote no on pot Amendment 2
    The stories are heart wrenching. There's the heroic lifeguard who dove into disaster trying to rescue a swimmer. Now, brief respites from relentless pain and ruthless spasms come only through pot-infused edibles. Then there's the 60-ish wheelchair-...
  • One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments

    One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments
    The question I used to hear the most was, "Do you miss sports?" But it's been nearly 13 years since I've covered a Dolphins game (thank goodness), so the question I hear most now is, "What the heck do these amendments mean?" This time, we should...
  • Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

    Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments
    Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year. One would earmark billions of dollars for land and water conservation. Another would decide which governor would appoint replacements for...
  • Eustis pursues moratorium on medical marijuana facilities

    Eustis pursues moratorium on medical marijuana facilities
    Joining a handful of other Florida cities with the same idea, Eustis is looking to keep medical-marijuana facilities out of the city temporarily if voters approve a constitutional amendment that would allow them. A moratorium on the sale, cultivation...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations

    Broward cities preparing medical marijuana regulations
    The rush to delay or stop medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Coconut Creek and Lighthouse Point have given at least initial approval to moratoriums that...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Homeopathic medicines at school now require doctor's notes

    Parents who want to send some herbal remedies to help ease their child’s cold symptoms will have to have a doctor’s note under an updated schools medicine policy. School nurses regularly administer medicines to a children during the school...
  • 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....