| Mar 9, 2015
| 2:04 PM
As medical marijuana gets closer to debuting across Illinois, one of the biggest pot businesses in the state has planted its roots in Oak Park.
PharmaCann LLC looks poised to operate four medical marijuana-selling shops and two growing centers spread...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:15 PM
A medical marijuana bill that addresses the concerns of law enforcement was filed Tuesday in the state House.
Unlike a Senate bill on the subject, the House measure would limit marijuana treatment to HIV/AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, ALS, Parkinson's disease,...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:12 PM
A thick line of people formed inside a DoubleTree hotel Saturday afternoon, all of them waiting to learn if they had earned the distinction of certified budtender, one of many titles for a person who works behind the counter at a medicinal marijuana...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:40 PM
A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg.
Attorneys for 23-year-old Anna Rahm of...
| Mar 24, 2015
A Jacksonville law firm's claim that marijuana is already legal as medicine in Florida has other supporters of medical pot crying foul.
Health Law Services, formally incorporated as IJC Law Group, is telling clients that Florida's alternative health-care...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 2:22 PM
This week the National Labor Relations Board took up an unfair labor practices complaint filed by marijuana workers in New Jersey.
This tells us two things about the business of pot. First, it has matured to the point where its workforce is claiming...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — Holden Rupert was a thriving grade-schooler despite having a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. He rode a skateboard, performed on stage and had so many friends in his public school that he was known as the mayor.
But at age...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Legislation that would do away with personal-belief exemptions for childhood vaccines, filed in response to the recent measles outbreak in California, has quickly emerged as one of this year's most polarizing bills.
One interest jumping into the fray:...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 11:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized and beer and liquor laws loosened.
As state lawmakers...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state.
Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:43 PM
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...