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  • BC-BC-FLA-SHERIFFS-MARI-STP, BC

    <@ Sheriffs come out against Florida medical marijuana bill By Stephen Nohlgren c.2015 Tampa Bay Times@ Florida's sheriffs — including Pinellas County's Bob Gualtieri — announced on Tuesday that they oppose a medical marijuana bill being pushed by a...
  • Medical pot OK includes Naperville site

    Medical pot OK includes Naperville site
    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week awarded a medical marijuana license to a Naperville company planning to open two dispensaries. The company, 3C Compassionate Care Center, received the go-ahead to operate a dispensary in Naperville on Quincy Drive and another...
  • EDITORIAL: Florida Legislature's smart strategy on writing a medical cannabis law

    Florida legislators are taking a positive approach in drawing up a measure to legalize medical marijuana. November's failed constitutional amendment offered objectionable and permissive language that could have been abused. The issue is best left in...
  • State approves medical marijuana dispensary in St. Charles

    Gov. Bruce Rauner this week approved a medical marijuana dispensary for Healthway Services of West Illinois LLC, which is expected to open in St. Charles. Company manager Irina Zhukovsky said the dispensary has 120 days to complete a rigorous state...
  • Expanding Florida’s medical pot law may hinge on it not being smokable

    Two Republican lawmakers are leading the initiative to broaden the type of medical marijuana that is legal in Florida but a likely sponsor of the House version expected to be filed next week said smokable medical marijuana is not an option. "I don't have...
  • Titus helps launch bill to allow VA patients, doctors to discuss marijuana

    Nevadans will soon have access to medical marijuana, but veterans could be left out of the mix. Under Nevada law, residents with specific ailments can request a medical marijuana card from their doctor. But veterans who use their government-provided...
  • Rauner issues medical marijuana permits for metro-east, rest of state

    Illinois' fledgling medical marijuana industry left the launchpad after Gov. Bruce Rauner issued licenses for 18 cultivation centers and 52 dispensaries under the state's four-year pilot program. A company called Progressive Treatment Solutions LLC, of...
  • Florida bill expands use of medical marijuana

    Florida bill expands use of medical marijuana
    Although a proposed medical marijuana amendment failed in the 2014 election, medical use of the plant could come to Florida as soon as July 1, 2016. That's the date by which Florida would have to begin issuing marijuana patient ID cards under a bill...
  • Pot dispensaries headed for White City?

    White City could become a popular place to open medical marijuana dispensaries if Jackson County commissioners follow through on a recommendation by planning staff. During a study session Tuesday, commissioners looked at maps of unincorporated areas that...
  • Florida may expand medical-marijuana law

    Florida may expand medical-marijuana law
    Floridians can expect the Legislature to ponder expanding the state's new medical marijuana law to allow for more potent pot that would treat other illnesses, but lawmakers might first wait to carry out the statute the state already has. Last year the...
  • Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot

    Illinois may include more qualifying conditions for medical pot
    Illinois is now accepting petitions to expand the list of medical conditions that qualify for treatment with marijuana — though officials have yet to name the board that will decide the issue. The state also hasn't named which applicants will be...