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— Siding with patients who say cannabis is the only drug that can safely ease their chronic pain, the Senate sent Gov. Pat Quinn a measure Friday that would make Illinois the 19th state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. The issue sparked...
Illinois has come within a signature of becoming the 19th state to allow marijuana use for medical purposes. On Friday, the state Senate voted 35-21 to approve a medical marijuana measure, which now will head for Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. The...
While marijuana use is still illegal under federal law, the general direction of state laws regarding marijuana is clearly moving in the direction of leniency. Two states in November, Colorado and Washington, legalized it for recreational purposes....
Tribune reporterA man jumped to his death after police responded to a complaint of a person smoking marijuana in his 7th floor Uptown apartment, authorities said. The man was dead on the scene this morning in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue, according to the...
Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
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An Allentown woman was charged Wednesday with beating her 15-month-old son so badly last month he later died. Essence James, 34, of 718 N. 15th St., took her baby, Cordero James, into the bathroom of her home March 8, beat him and placed him in bed...
Lawmakers in Annapolis rejected a bill this year that would have decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana, but prosecutors in Baltimore City are already ahead of the curve in treating the offense as a public health issue rather than...
Unless there is some recognized analgesic effect of rolling a joint, lighting it up and deeply inhaling the by-products of marijuana combustion, then it stands to reason that you could distill the psychoactive ingredient of marijuana,...
The Hartford CourantPatients, child advocates and prospective growers jammed a public hearing Monday to comment on proposed medical marijuana regulations before they get shipped to the legislature in July. Some of the would-be marijuana growers had no experience; others...
AVENTURA — Greg Reid's new life was supposed to begin June 29, when a healthy baby boy named Ayden saw the world for the first time. Ayden was intended to be Reid's savior. The baby's arrival was meant to help Reid brush away past sins and focus...
A movement has been spreading across the United States to legalize marijuana. Next year, Florida voters could see a proposal on the ballot to legalize this illicit drug for "medical" purposes. Here are some sobering facts about marijuana use in the...
Based on science and concern about young minds and the safety of our citizens, we believe that the crude drugs from the plant Cannabis sativa should be illegal. There are differing views on this issue. In our democracy, divergent views are expected. The...
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