| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
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.
| Oct 20, 2014
| 3:53 AM
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....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:18 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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-...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:07 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:11 PM
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.
| Oct 19, 2014
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...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:02 AM
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...