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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charlie Crist is 'courageous,' John Morgan says

    Charlie Crist is 'courageous,' John Morgan says
    Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan is spearheading a move to pass a constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, putting millions of dollars of his own money and his considerable public-speaking skills behind it. He's also...
  • Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Glenview

     Medical marijuana dispensary proposed for Glenview
    A medical marijuana dispensary may soon pop up in Glenview. New state law allows one such establishment to operate in both Northfield and New Trier townships, and Julie Stone hopes her Greenleaf Organics would open in Glenview to fulfill that role....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them. But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...
  • More questions than answers for medical marijuana entrepreneurs

     More questions than answers for medical marijuana entrepreneurs
    Medical marijuana investors grilled public officials Wednesday for any scrap of information they could get about applying for state licenses before they must fork over up to $25,000 for the privilege. Nearly 300 people turned out at a public meeting...
  • 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-...