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Ohio woman with MS dies from sunbathing

A woman with multiple sclerosis who sunbathed several hours in 95-degree heat at her nursing home in northwestern Ohio apparently died of a fever, which measured 109 degrees, the coroner's office said Monday.

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June 29, 2005 in bummer | Permalink | Comments (0)

Court Rules Against Pot for Sick People - Yahoo! News

Federal authorities may prosecute sick people whose doctors prescribe marijuana to ease pain, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, concluding that state laws don't protect users from a federal ban on the drug.

The decision is a stinging defeat for marijuana advocates who had successfully pushed 10 states to allow the drug's use to treat various illnesses.

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June 6, 2005 in pot | Permalink | Comments (0)