| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Julie Shemitz watched warily as the judge asked prospective jurors whether they or anyone close to them had a card for medical marijuana.
Ten hands lifted, a third of the jury pool.
"Look at all those hands," the judge said.
An assistant U.S....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:10 AM
State lawmakers have set final rules to allow medical marijuana in Illinois, opening the door for patients to apply for ID cards this fall and to start purchasing legal cannabis by next spring.
Those hoping to get in on the new industry, though,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:43 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday that legalizes a form of medical marijuana touted as way to help relieve symptoms for children with epilepsy and cancer patients.
The Republican-controlled Legislature made a policy about-face this...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
Patrick Garnett spent years fighting a losing battle against crystal meth. He went to hundreds of 12-step meetings, sometimes twice a day, but relapse always followed.
Then, about four years ago, an Internet search pointed Garnett toward something...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Brian Reichle couldn't have gotten a pepperoni pizza much faster.
Needing to replenish his stash of pot one recent afternoon, the Burbank resident dialed Speed Weed. Within the hour, a driver arrived with a white paper bag carrying a gram of cannabis,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:18 AM
The Tinley Park Village Board will consider ordinance changes to limit where medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries could locate.
Trustee Greg Hannon said last week he and other board members have discussed the need to make sure the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a zoning amendment that would allow for the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana in certain industrial and business zoning districts.
The ordinance allows for cannabis dispensaries and cultivation centers to...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Plainfield village trustees are poised to approve a zoning amendment that would allow for cultivation and dispensing of medical marijuana in the southwest suburb.
Trustees voted 5-1 on Monday to direct the village attorney to prepare an ordinance that...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:29 PM
As Libertyville officials prepare to put into place zoning regulations for medical marijuana growing as distribution facilities, Director of Community Development John Spoden said his office has already gotten some calls from people expressing interest in...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:08 PM
State regulators have suspended the medical license of a Chicago chiropractor arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a female patient in Highland Park, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation officials said.