insomnia http://michiganradio.org en In this morning's headlines: Medical marijuana, MSU prof rant, auction house back at DIA http://michiganradio.org/post/mornings-headlines-medical-marijuana-msu-prof-rant-auction-house-back-dia <p><strong>PTSD and insomnia patients urge medial marijuana panel to allow use</strong></p><p>"A state advisory board heard overwhelming testimony in favor of approving medical marijuana for patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and insomnia. The board is considering ailments not already included under Michigan’s voter-approved medical marijuana law," Jake Neher<a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/ptsd-insomnia-patients-urge-state-panel-allow-use-medical-marijuana"> reports. </a></p><p><strong>MSU pulls professor from classroom for anti-Republican rant</strong></p><p>"A Michigan State University professor has been pulled from the classroom, after a conservative group posted a video online that showed him delivering an anti-Republican rant during a class," Steve Carmody<a href="http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-state-university-yanks-professor-classroom-after-his-anti-republican-rant-goes-viral"> reports. </a></p><p><strong>Auction house comes to the DIA again </strong></p><p>Detroit newspapers are <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20130905/NEWS01/309050181/DIA-Christie-s-art-evaluation-Orr">reporting</a> that Christie's Auction House visited the Detroit Institute of Art for the second time yesterday to appraise the museum's collection. Detroit's financial situation has raised concerns about whether the Detroit Institute of Arts' collection might be at risk of sale. However Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr has said he has "no plans to use art to relieve&nbsp; the liquidity crisis that the city is in now."</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:29:41 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 14302 at http://michiganradio.org In this morning's headlines: Medical marijuana, MSU prof rant, auction house back at DIA PTSD, insomnia patients urge state panel to allow use of medical marijuana http://michiganradio.org/post/ptsd-insomnia-patients-urge-state-panel-allow-use-medical-marijuana <p></p><p>Melody Karr says doctors have told her cannabis might not be helpful for the posttraumatic stress she’s suffered since her husband’s grisly suicide. She says they’re wrong in assuming side-effects such as forgetfulness could interfere with talk-therapy.</p><p></p><p>“The problem is not that I can’t think or talk about my post-traumatic stress and the issues related to it. The problem is that I can’t stop thinking or talking about it.”</p><p></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 23:42:00 +0000 Jake Neher 14301 at http://michiganradio.org PTSD, insomnia patients urge state panel to allow use of medical marijuana