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  • Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs

    Medical marijuana could cost employees their jobs
    Even if medical marijuana becomes law in Florida, employees with debilitating medical conditions could be fired for using it – regardless of whether they have a doctor's approval. Amendment 2 contains no employee protections, lawyers say, beyond...
  • VSAS Orthopaedics joins LVHN subsidiary

    The Lehigh Valley's biggest health care provider got a little bigger Monday. VSAS Orthopaedics joined the Lehigh Valley Physician Group, a subsidiary of Lehigh Valley Health Network. VSAS Orthopaedics, which has offices in both Allentown and Bethlehem...
  • Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium

    Delray to vote on medical marijuana moratorium
    On the same day that Florida voters will hit the polls to cast their votes for Amendment 2 — whether or not to legalize medical marijuana — the city of Delray Beach is poised to vote on the topic, too. Late Tuesday, commissioners will...
  • Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer

    Medical marijuana vote should be a no-brainer
    When I was in pain — at times quite debilitating — from four breast-cancer related surgeries, I wished Florida had medical marijuana because narcotics make me sick. The highly addictive drugs my doctors prescribed made me nauseous and...
  • Proposed Tinley Park marijuana facility picks up key support

    Proposed Tinley Park marijuana facility picks up key support
    A proposal to locate a medical marijuana production facility in Tinley Park is heading to the Village Board for consideration, with the full support of the citizen advisory group, as well as clean bills of health from police and fire officials. The...
  • Anastasia Giacoumopoulos: In medical marijuana discussion, consider drug's side effects

    Anastasia Giacoumopoulos: In medical marijuana discussion, consider drug's side effects
    Medical marijuana may be coming to Pennsylvania. A bipartisan group of state senators has introduced Senate Bill 1182, the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Act. Today in the United States we hear champions of medical marijuana argue that it can...
  • 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....
  • Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana

    Seniors in Laguna Woods Village are craving medical marijuana
    Inside Laguna Woods Village, retirees with stiff knees and failing eyesight make ready use of wellness centers and medical offices scattered throughout nearby strip malls. Residents such as Peggiann "Benji" Johnson — a breast cancer patient...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook

     More sites for dispensaries considered in Willowbrook
    Willowbrook trustees decided to permit medical marijuana dispensaries in industrial zoning districts but also asked the plan commission to reconsider allowing them in retail districts. "I think some of the board members feel that (dispensaries) are...