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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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Illinois to Add PTSD & Terminal Illnesses to Medical Marijuana Program
900 600 Catherine Stewart

Memorial Day represented a major victory for Illinois’ veterans as the state House, as expected, voted 86-27 to expand the state’s list of qualifying medical conditions to include PTSD and terminal illnesses. The measure also extends Illinois’ medical marijuana pilot program to 2020. The program was set to expire at the end of 2017 and secures the…

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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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