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  • Would-be pot grower explains Tinley operation

    Would-be pot grower explains Tinley operation
    The man who wants to operate a medical marijuana production facility in Tinley Park says strains of cannabis sativa developed at his Colorado and New Jersey facilities have been particularly successful in treating seizures in patients. "That's my...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Medical marijuana deserves support

    Medical marijuana deserves support
    Forget the politicians, self-styled experts and pollsters. Amendment 2 is about helping sick people. The amendment would change the state constitution to legalize medical marijuana. It gives doctors a tool to help patients facing death or fighting...
  • Editorial: Vote no on pot Amendment 2

    Editorial: Vote no on pot Amendment 2
    The stories are heart wrenching. There's the heroic lifeguard who dove into disaster trying to rescue a swimmer. Now, brief respites from relentless pain and ruthless spasms come only through pot-infused edibles. Then there's the 60-ish wheelchair-...
  • One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments

    One voter's guide to proposed Florida amendments
    The question I used to hear the most was, "Do you miss sports?" But it's been nearly 13 years since I've covered a Dolphins game (thank goodness), so the question I hear most now is, "What the heck do these amendments mean?" This time, we should...
  • Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments

    Voters face big decisions on 3 amendments
    Florida voters have three far-reaching constitutional amendments to consider on the Nov. 4 ballot this year. One would earmark billions of dollars for land and water conservation. Another would decide which governor would appoint replacements for...
  • 'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'

    'Any time you get your hands on a dog is good'
    When two of Jackie Limosani's dogs were ill, she did some homework and became familiar with alternative pet therapies. She is now a certified canine massage therapist, combining her love of dogs with her desire to help shelters and rescues. "Any time...
  • Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses

    Several cities push at least temporary halt on marijuana businesses
    The rush to delay medical marijuana dispensaries from opening in some cities is on, even before Florida voters decide the marijuana measure on Nov. 4. Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Clarke Shores and the village of Golf all have given...
  • Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?

    Debate: Does pot destroy families or save the sick?
    Will Amendment 2 give seriously ill people a chance to treat their symptoms with medical marijuana instead of potentially deadly prescription drugs? Or will it give doctors carte blanche to recommend it to just about anyone, turning Florida into a pot...
  • Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law

    Mix-up prompts change in medical marijuana law
    A mix-up in the medical marijuana law created some confusion over the number of pot farms that will be allowed to open in Illinois, state officials said. Two medical marijuana cultivation centers will now be allowed in a district that includes the...
  • Alcee Hastings endorses medical marijuana

    ¬†South Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings on Wednesday announced his support for a constitutional amendment on the Florida ballot that would legalize marijuana for people with serious health problems. ¬†“As citizens, rarely do we have an...