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Governors From Five States Sign Bills Into Law Creating Or Expanding Medical Cannabis Programs
800 533 Mark Francis

This is a good week to be a pen manufacturer, as governors across the United States of America are running their pens dry signing new cannabis legislation into law. There is no doubting the momentum of the medical cannabis movement with these successful results seen across the country. Governors from Vermont, Colorado, Connecticut, Louisiana, and…

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Concentrates 101
600 600 Mark Francis

Illinois medical cannabis patients have a wealth of ingestion options available to them via legal dispensaries. So many options in fact, that at times it may feel overwhelming, a fact that is especially true in the concentrates category more than any other. Cannabis concentrates come in a rainbow of different styles, consistencies, and colors. This blog…

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Program To Expand
800 533 Mark Francis

Illinois politicians agreed this week on a bill to expand and extend the Illinois medical cannabis pilot program. A bill sponsored by Democratic State Representative Lou Lang was passed by the House on Memorial Day, and the Senate yesterday evening. The bill just made it through the process in time, as yesterday was also the…

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CBD is THC’s partner in success
800 849 Mark Francis

If you are a medical patient, the strain with the highest THC may not be your ideal strain, and if you ignore CBD, you are missing half the picture. Most everyone who is familiar with cannabis, is also probably familiar with THC, jokingly called “the high causer”, formally known by its full name as Tetrahydrocannabinol.…

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Illinois On The Brink Of Cannabis Decriminalization
800 533 Mark Francis

Recently the Chicago Tribune reported the Illinois legislature sent a new bill to Governor Bruce Rauner, after being passed by both the Illinois House and Senate. If Rauner signs the landmark bill it will decriminalize small amounts of cannabis in Illinois. The change being that offenders with small amounts will not be arrested, but ticketed…

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Caviar Debuts in Illinois – Extract Infused Flowers
800 800 Mark Francis

It has been a long and bumpy road for Illinois medical cannabis patients. It was not too long ago that these patients had only illegal avenues available to obtain their medicine. Today we reap the blessings sewn by the dedicated efforts of Illinois’ citizen lobbyists. Recently a new type of product debuted on Illinois dispensary shelves!…

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Why A High THC Percentage Does Not Matter…
800 533 Mark Francis

Beautiful music is the summation and interaction of all the separate pieces of a musical group; the singers who tell the story through words for your mind, the band who expresses the emotional energy through sound for your ears, the stage crew who frames the group on the stage for your eyes, and the promotion…

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New Research Sheds Light On Inaccuracy Of Legal Limits For Cannabis Intoxication
800 533 Mark Francis

AAA’s research arm, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety strives to “prevent crashes and save lives through research and education about traffic safety.” This organization released this week a comprehensive report which analyzes the limits set by many states meant to indicate cannabis intoxication. Fascinatingly this report found that the nanogram per milliliter (ng/mL) limits currently…

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Ohio Poised To Be The 25th State With Legal Medical Cannabis
800 537 Mark Francis

Ohio is moving new medical cannabis legislation closer to becoming law. Yesterday, May 10, 2016, the Ohio house passed a bill which will provide patients access to legal medical cannabis. Ohio would be the 25th state in the union to pass legislation for medical cannabis, tipping the scales to a straight 50/50 balance of states…

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Governor Rauner Voices Reluctance To Expand List Of Approved Conditions
800 533 Mark Francis

Governor Bruce Rauner visited Lakes Community High School in Lake Villa and Lyons Township High School in La Grange yesterday, May 9, 2016, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. During his visits the Governor took questions, and was asked by a student about his thoughts on expanding the list of approved conditions for medical cannabis.…

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