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  • Medical pot shops are coming! Take a chill pill, folks.

     
    Friday's print column You’d think licensed dispensaries for medical marijuana were all-ages opium dens from the wariness bordering on paranoia with which state and local officials are grudgingly preparing for them to open. A year ago Friday, Gov....
  • Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers

    Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers
    Alan H. Oren was at home in Upper Mount Bethel Township when state police showed up a couple years ago and did something that, in his words, "wasn't too cool." Acting on what Oren believes was a tip from a neighbor, troopers searched a shed near his...
  • Medical marijuana regulations would scare off physicians [Letter]

    Medical marijuana regulations would scare off physicians [Letter]
    Faculty at the prestigious Johns Hopkins School of Medicine conclude, in a letter responding to the July 25 article "Medical marijuana rules for doctors raise concerns" that requirements on physicians recommending marijuana for medical use are "not a...
  • Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas

    Medical marijuana dispensaries could light up Chicago's trendy areas
    Medical marijuana dispensaries will be sprouting up in Chicago's commercial and business districts, such as the trendy West Loop and River North areas, under a city council measure approved Wednesday restricting where the facilities can open their doors....
  • Back to the future in restoring mind, body and spirit at Edgar Cayce Center's A.R.E.

    Back to the future in restoring mind, body and spirit at Edgar Cayce Center's A.R.E.
    A multi-million dollar renovation and the addition of a medical director have breathed new life into the Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Health Center & Spa, located in the Hospital of Enlightenment built by Edgar Cayce in 1928 on a slight rise overlooking the ocean...
  • Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana

    Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana
    TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians appear ready in a big way to legalize medical marijuana. A Quinnipiac University survey released Monday found 88 percent of voters were in favor of the Amendment 2 question of legalizing medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot....
  • Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high

    Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate care for people who have debilitating symptoms, pain, or are dying. But if compassionate care were what the amendment is only about, then the authors would have specifically cited...
  • 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 legalization may be coming to Pennsylvania one way or another

    It became obvious this week that Pennsylvania inevitably will emerge from the Dark Ages when it comes to a ban on the use of medical marijuana to ease the suffering of people with epilepsy or other ailments. For some Pennsylvanians, perhaps, it will...
  • Legal complication clouds medical marijuana rollout in Florida

    Legal complication clouds medical marijuana rollout in Florida
    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Prospective medical marijuana growers in Florida are struggling to figure out a legal way to obtain starter cannabis plants under a new state law allowing for limited medical use, the bill's sponsor and other experts say....