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  • Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire

    Proposed medical marijuana rules under fire
    Critics took aim Tuesday at proposed regulations to create a medical marijuana industry in Maryland as a state commission tasked with writing the rules rushed toward a deadline it might not meet. Physicians, patients, advocates and potential growers...
  • Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests

    Medical marijuana could reduce painkiller abuse, study suggests
    Could medical marijuana be an antidote for the nation's scourge of fatal overdoses caused by prescription pain medication? A new study suggests the answer is yes, and it's set off a flurry of medical debate over the risks and benefits of making cannabis...
  • A Whole Approach to Wellness using Alternative Therapies

    A Whole Approach to Wellness using Alternative Therapies
    A whole approach to healing cancer is becoming increasingly popular. Certain institutions, like Cancer Treatment Centers of America®, are treating the whole person by incorporating naturopathic medicine, spiritual support, nutrition therapy and mind-...
  • Doctors need marijuana training [Letter]

    Doctors need marijuana training [Letter]
    I would like to share my organization's thoughts with regard to recent discussions about medical marijuana in Maryland and the question of whether physicians should receive additional training ("Medical pot rules raise concern," July 26). As a statewide...
  • Prescription painkiller deaths fall in medical marijuana states

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren't sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis. "Most of the discussion...
  • Dr. Peter Michael UlikhanovIn Memoriam (1953 - 2012)

    Dr. Peter Michael Ulikhanov<br/>In Memoriam (1953 - 2012)
    August 29, 2014 marks the two-year passing of Dr. Peter Michael Ulikhanov. He was a uniquely gifted and talented human being, father, and grandfather. Born in the Former Republics of the USSR, in Kirovabad, on December 22, 1953 to his parents; Michael...
  • Pot as medicine [Editorial]

    Pot as medicine  [Editorial]
    A state commission meeting this week to draft rules governing access to medical marijuana by patients and physicians has left advocates for the drug's therapeutic use wondering whether it will ever become available to those who need it. The...
  • Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers

    Winter Park may establish special zone for medical marijuana centers
    With polls indicating that a ballot measure to legalize the medical use of marijuana in Florida is likely to pass, Winter Park commissioners are considering a new ordinance to regulate where so-called medical marijuana treatment centers could be located...
  • Florida firm plans big, low cost, medical marijuana grow operation

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida company plans to build what it believes will be the biggest medical marijuana factory in the country, hoping the economy of scale will lower the cost of the drug which is not covered by insurance. GrowHealthy LLC...
  • More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week

    More than 2,000 apply for medical pot in first week
    More than 2,000 patients have applied for medical marijuana IDs in Illinois in the first week that applications have been accepted, state officials said. The numbers exceeded initial expectations and are a sign the program is off to a good start, state...
  • Highland Park still looking at medical marijuana rules

     Highland Park still looking at medical marijuana rules
    Highland Park continues to iron out the details of possibly allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to set up shop along the U.S. 41 highway corridor, officials said Tuesday night, a location that could prove desirable to some. Plan commissioners...