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  • Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor

    Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor
    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....
  • Illinois patients could start buying medical pot by spring

    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,...
  • Scott signs 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot bill

    Scott signs 'Charlotte's Web' medical pot bill
    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...
  • Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot

    Entrepreneurs flock to learn about medical pot
    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...
  • SMART Recovery offers growing alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous

    SMART Recovery offers growing alternative to Alcoholics Anonymous
    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...
  • Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll

    Medical marijuana delivery services are on a roll
    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,...
  • Tinley poised to act on medical marijuana

    Tinley poised to act on medical marijuana
    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...
  • Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses

    Plainfield OK's potential sites for marijuana businesses
    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...
  • Plainfield moves ahead on allowing medical marijuana

    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...
  • Libertyville set to approve medical marijuana rules

    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...
  • State suspends license of chiropractor accused of sex assault

    State suspends license of chiropractor accused of sex assault
    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. Kevin G....