| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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....
| Jul 27, 2014
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Bulls ripped open his chin, blackened his eyes and broke his nose, ribs and legs — the right leg three times.
But that all paled in comparison to what happened about a year and a half ago, when Beau Schroeder climbed on a snorting, bucking 1,800-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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....
| Aug 16, 2014
Julie Falco was active in lobbying Illinois to legalize medical marijuana, a drug she credits with "saving my life" since she started eating pot brownies to treat to multiple sclerosis 10 years ago.
Yet now that the state has enacted a medicinal...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Doctors, growers, sellers and investors eager to do business in medical marijuana likely will need to figure out what will be legal, and lawyers are ready to offer advice.
The Orlando-based law firm GrayRobinson, one of Florida's largest, announced...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:35 PM
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'...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:42 AM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Bills requiring state licenses for medical marijuana shops, speeding confiscation of guns from criminals and requiring campaign mailers to be posted on a state website were among the dozens of measures shelved for the year Thursday by a state Assembly...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:07 PM
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,...