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Stories with subject: Medication
  • Marijuana firm buys buildings in Florida 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:04 am
  • BRADENTON, Florida - A publicly traded firm that appears to be positioning itself in advance of a medical marijuana vote in Florida later this year has acquired a trio of industrial buildings just north of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.

  • Schools fear lawsuits by stocking medication 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:58 pm
  • ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A new law taking effect this summer requiring New Mexico schools stockpile medicine to treat students for severe allergic reactions or asthma attacks has officials concerned, the Albuquerque Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1hXHX7X ).

  • Proposed initiative seeks to ban all marijuana 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:04 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - A Billings car-dealership owner has proposed a ballot measure that would completely ban the use and possession of marijuana in Montana, even for medical uses.

  • Rules leave pot test labs with little oversight 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:34 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Legislature's vote last year to regulate medical marijuana shops created new business opportunities for another kind of pot enterprise - marijuana testing - but leaves it virtually unregulated.

  • Medical marijuana supporters flock to Maine show 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 8:26 am
  • BANGOR, Maine - Medical marijuana supporters are flocking to Bangor, Maine, for the industry's largest trade show.

  • Illinois medical marijuana: $100 for patient card 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:22 pm
  • CHICAGO - Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that had angered gun owners - changes that are going down well with the law's supporters.

  • Illinois prisons to use costly hepatitis C drug 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:55 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C, therapy that could cost tens of millions of dollars.

  • Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:56 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

  • Lawsuit filed over Del. medical marijuana effort 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:42 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - A lobbyist who once worked for U.S. Sen. Tom Carper is the target of a lawsuit accusing him of breach of contract in efforts to establish Delaware's first medical marijuana dispensary.

  • Reno agrees to medical marijuana businesses 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 6:28 am
  • RENO, Nevada - The Reno City Council is moving ahead with rules for medical marijuana establishments within the city limits.

  • Illinois medical marijuana rules drop gun language 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:43 pm
  • CHICAGO - Illinois regulators finalizing the state's conditions for medical marijuana have removed a proposed rule that would have barred legal gun owners from becoming cannabis-using patients, a person close to the process told The Associated Press.

  • Miss. legalizing marijuana extract as medicine 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 3:25 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances.

  • Port Angeles pot grower would rather make movies 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 1:44 pm
  • PORT ANGELES, Washington - Filmmaker Ryan Herring is growing pot in an effort to boost his production company.

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 11:14 am
  • St. Cloud Times, April 16

  • Servier, lab founder in drug scandal, dies at 92 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 7:52 am
  • PARIS - Jacques Servier, the founder of France's second-largest pharmaceutical group who became ensnared in a scandal over a diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, has died.

  • Van Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:05 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

  • Judge orders Maricopa County to pay attorney fees 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:08 am
  • PHOENIX - A judge is ordering Maricopa County to pay $190,000 for attorney fees incurred by a Sun City medical dispensary operator which successfully challenged the county's refusal to provide zoning clearance for the facility.

  • Walker signs bill legalizing pot byproduct 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:02 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that legalizes the use of a marijuana byproduct to help treat children's seizures.

  • Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:50 pm
  • Medicine only helps if you take it properly. And adhering to an exact schedule of what to take, and when, can be challenging for patients who are forgetful or need to take several medications.

  • Judge hears arguments over 2011 marijuana law 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:24 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - The medical marijuana industry continues its efforts to overturn restrictions in a 2011 law that sought to rein in the number of providers and users in Montana.

  • Missouri Senate endorses drug program renewal 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 11:52 am
  • JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Senate has endorsed legislation to renew an expiring prescription drug benefit for over 200,000 low-income and disabled seniors.

  • RI law enforcement seek medical marijuana fixes 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 6:28 am
  • PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island's attorney general and others in a working group are urging state lawmakers to make some fixes to the state's marijuana program.

  • St. Louis Co. police, DEA seek unused drugs 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:04 am
  • CLAYTON, Missouri - St. Louis County police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are asking residents of the county to turn in unused prescription drugs.

  • Ind. residents can drop off unwanted medications 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:50 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana residents will be able to dispose of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs at state police posts and other locations on April 26.

  • Prescription drug take-back event set for Tulsa 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 3:22 am
  • TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa residents are being urged to drop off their unwanted, expired or unused prescription drugs at a take-back event set later this month at locations throughout the city.