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  • Misinformation, fear infiltrate marijuana debate

    When I asked my oncologist why she wasn't more familiar with alternatives to chemotherapy and radiation to treat breast cancer, she said she was too busy to learn about natural, holistic therapies. They certainly don't teach them in medical school. So...
  • Company Plans To Open Medical Marijuana Lab In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL — A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Florida doctors' group comes out against medical marijuana

    Florida doctors' group comes out against medical marijuana
    Raising concerns about  public health risks of "unintended consequences," the Florida Medical Association has announced its opposition to Florida's proposed medical marijuana initiative, Amendment 2. The association previously had opposed the amendment'...
  • Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs

    Amendment 2 proponents: FMA doesn't represent views of all docs
    United For Care has responded to Amendment 2's newly-announced opponent, the Florida Medical Association, by claiming that many Florida doctors and nurses support medical marijuana and the association's primary concern is "premature." The FMA, which...
  • Medical marijuana dispensary to open in South Windsor

    With Connecticut becoming one of 23 states licensed to dispense medical marijuana, six dispensaries are preparing to open – one being Prime Wellness of Connecticut in South Windsor, located at 75 John Fitch Blvd., on Route 5. The company was...
  • Anti-medical marijuana group implies pot cookies will be next date rape drug

    Anti-medical marijuana group implies pot cookies will be next date rape drug
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  • Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year

    Gun control and medical marijuana license bills shelved for the year
    Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
  • Medical Marijuana Testing Business Plans To Open In Hartford

    ROCKY HILL – A Denver-based company specializing in providing testing services for marijuana products plans to open a Connecticut laboratory in Hartford. CannLabs Inc. signed a lease Aug. 1 to open a facility, its first in state, in the 75,000-...
  • Pot, trails, and Tinker: Letters

    Hidden agenda on pot From all evidence, medical marijuana is used to treat certain symptoms of certain illnesses. Aside from the truth that most studies are inconclusive and in most cases there are other treatments that are more effective, there is a...
  • Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist

    Illinois suspends license of controversial psychiatrist
    For years, Dr. Michael Reinstein was a prolific prescriber of a dangerous antipsychotic drug in nursing homes and mental health facilities, giving it to more than 50 percent of the patients under his care. The psychiatrist's prescriptions of clozapine,...
  • Medical marijuana applications now available online

    Medical marijuana applications now available online
    Patients in Illinois may now get applications for medical marijuana online, though the requests cannot be officially submitted until later this year. Applications are also available online for doctors and caregivers, and application information is...