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Medical marijuana now available in D.C.

WASHINGTON — Medical marijuana is now available in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post reports that Capital City Care sold the city’s first medical marijuana on Monday, 15 years after voters approved a legalization initiative. Congressional intervention blocked implementation for more ...

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Man incompetent to stand trial in hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been found incompetent to stand trial. The Howard County State’s Attorney’s office says Judge Louis Becker ruled Thursday that Andre Mayo is not ...

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Re-evaluation ordered in Jessup mental hospital slaying

ELLICOTT CITY — A Howard County judge will order another evaluation of whether a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital is competent to stand trial. The judge heard Tuesday from a psychiatrist who determined ...

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Trial delayed in Jessup slaying of mental patient

ELLICOTT CITY — The trial for a man accused of killing a fellow patient at a state mental hospital has been postponed after the defendant became ill. Jury selection was to begin Monday in Howard County Circuit Court for the ...

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Cardiac patient’s family wins $1.5M verdict (access required)

A Baltimore jury has awarded almost $1.5 million to the family of a 67-year-old Rosedale woman who died a few months after undergoing what was supposed to be low-risk heart surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. After four days of trial ...

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Patient, doctor reach settlement over diagnosis (access required)

A Baltimore woman has settled her lawsuit against a Lutherville gastroenterologist she alleged failed to diagnose her colon cancer until it had spread throughout her body. Annette Goodell and her husband, John, reached the settlement with Dr. David R. Kafonek ...

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