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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Glenview rejects marijuana dispensary plan

    Glenview rejects marijuana dispensary plan
    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...
  • Proposed Tinley Park marijuana facility picks up key support

    Proposed Tinley Park marijuana facility picks up key support
    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. The...
  • Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot

    Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot
    They came Friday for an anticipated high — of medical marijuana creating a new industry in South Florida with opportunities for jobs and investment. Some 200 crowded into CannaEd Day Boca Raton with most taking notes on how they could grow medical...
  • 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...
  • 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...