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January 12, 2017
Why an Illinois medical marijuana doctor is closing his clinicsWhy an Illinois medical marijuana doctor is closing his clinicsWhy an Illinois medical marijuana doctor is closing his clinics
By The Associated Press CARBONDALE, Ill. A doctor involved in an ongoing battle with the state over his certification of patients in the Illinois medical marijuana program is planning to close his clinic ...
By The Associated Press CARBONDALE, Ill. A doctor involved in an ongoing battle with the state over his certification of patients in the Illinois medical marijuana program is planning ...
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November 29, 2017
Rick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana LegalizationRick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana LegalizationRick Steves Testifies in Illinois in Support of Marijuana Legalization
Rick Steves on the set of "On The Record" in 2013. (Wikimedia Commons) Justin Strekal | November 29, 2017 On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Member,journeyed to Illin ...
Rick Steves on the set of "On The Record" in 2013. (Wikimedia Commons) Justin Strekal | November 29, 2017 On Tuesday, travel radio and television host Rick Steves, a NORML Board Membe ...
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March 12, 2018
Where do Illinois governor candidates stand on marijuana?Where do Illinois governor candidates stand on marijuana?Where do Illinois governor candidates stand on marijuana?
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Illinois Democratic candidates for governor say its time for the state to legalize recreational marijuana, while Republican candidates oppose the idea. Nine stat ...
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Illinois Democratic candidates for governor say its time for the state to legalize recreational marijuana, while Republican candidates oppose ...
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January 24, 2017
Illinois Treasurer Urges Trump to Let Banks Work with Marijuana IndustryIllinois Treasurer Urges Trump to Let Banks Work with Marijuana Ind...Illinois Treasurer Urges Trump to Let Banks Work with Marijuana Industry
TJ Baker | January 24, 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs on Monday sent a letter to President Trump asking for clear guidance in allowing banks to do business with the marij ...
TJ Baker | January 24, 2017 SPRINGFIELD, IL Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs on Monday sent a letter to President Trump asking for clear guidance in allowing banks to do bus ...
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May 09, 2016
Illinois VA Hospital Working With MMJ Dispensary, But How?Illinois VA Hospital Working With MMJ Dispensary, But How?Illinois VA Hospital Working With MMJ Dispensary, But How?
Photo by Southern Arkansas University Although federal law is supposed to prohibit Veterans being treated by the Department of Veterans Affairs from participating in state medical ...
Photo by Southern Arkansas University Although federal law is supposed to prohibit Veterans being treated by the Department of Veterans Affairs from participati ...
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April 19, 2016
Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Decriminalization BillIllinois Senate Approves Marijuana Decriminalization BillIllinois Senate Approves Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
SB 2228, which includes provisions agreed upon by Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly, would replace potential jail time with a civil fine for possession of a personal amount of marijuana CHICAGO, ...
SB 2228, which includes provisions agreed upon by Gov. Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly, would replace potential jail time with a civil fine for possession of a personal amount of ...
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May 15, 2016
Chicago Tribune Editorial Board To Illinois Governor – Expand Medical Marijuana ProgramChicago Tribune Editorial Board To Illinois Governor – Expand Medic...Chicago Tribune Editorial Board To Illinois Governor – Expand Medical Marijuana Program
(via firedoglake.com) Illinois has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, allowing only those that suffer from a short list of conditions to become patients. Multiple tim ...
(via firedoglake.com) Illinois has one of the most restrictive medical marijuana programs in the country, allowing only those that suffer from a short list of conditions to become pa ...
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May 17, 2016
MILegalize Calls All Petitioners To The Capitol Steps On May 20 For Final RallyMILegalize Calls All Petitioners To The Capitol Steps On May 20 For...MILegalize Calls All Petitioners To The Capitol Steps On May 20 For Final Rally
The submission date for petitions to place ballot questions before voters during this years general election is June 1, and the MILegalize group is calling for a final major rally at the Capitol Building ...
The submission date for petitions to place ballot questions before voters during this years general election is June 1, and the MILegalize group is calling for a final major rally at t ...
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May 18, 2016
Illinois House Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Measure ImminentIllinois House Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Measure ImminentIllinois House Vote On Marijuana Decriminalization Measure Imminent
I received the following alert out of Illinois. Theres still time to contact your Representative to let them know that you support decriminalization: The Illinois House of Representatives is expected to v ...
I received the following alert out of Illinois. Theres still time to contact your Representative to let them know that you support decriminalization: The Illinois House of Representati ...
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May 19, 2016
Illinois marijuana decriminalization bill heading to gov’s deskIllinois marijuana decriminalization bill heading to gov’s deskIllinois marijuana decriminalization bill heading to gov’s desk
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauners desk. The House approved the measure We ...
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana in Illinois is on its way to Gov. Bruce Rauners desk. The House app ...
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May 22, 2016
Illinois Governor Says He Will Probably Sign Decriminalization BillIllinois Governor Says He Will Probably Sign Decriminalization BillIllinois Governor Says He Will Probably Sign Decriminalization Bill
Photo by Martin Alonzo Cannabis connoisseurs toking it up in Illinois may soon find themselves with the freedom to carry around a little weed without having to worry about a despi ...
Photo by Martin Alonzo Cannabis connoisseurs toking it up in Illinois may soon find themselves with the freedom to carry around a little weed without having to ...
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May 22, 2016
Chart of the Week: Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Market Gaining SteamChart of the Week: Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Market Gaining SteamChart of the Week: Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Market Gaining Steam
By Marijuana Business Daily staff After arelativelyslow start, the medical marijuana industry in Illinois is finally seeing some sizable growth both in retail sales and patient counts. Monthly medical c ...
By Marijuana Business Daily staff After arelativelyslow start, the medical marijuana industry in Illinois is finally seeing some sizable growth both in retail sales and patient count ...
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June 05, 2016
Bill to Expand Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Awaits Governor’s SignatureBill to Expand Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Awaits Governor’s...Bill to Expand Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Awaits Governor’s Signature
Lawmakers in the Illinois General Assembly gave final approval to a bill that will extend the expiration of the states medical cannabis pilot program by two years. The bill, which awaits final approval fr ...
Lawmakers in the Illinois General Assembly gave final approval to a bill that will extend the expiration of the states medical cannabis pilot program by two years. The bill, which awai ...
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June 27, 2016
Illinois medical marijuana director resigns after just over a yearIllinois medical marijuana director resigns after just over a yearIllinois medical marijuana director resigns after just over a year
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in the private sector. J ...
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO An attorney appointed last year by Gov. Bruce Rauner to lead the Illinois medical marijuana program has resigned to pursue work in t ...
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June 29, 2016
Judge orders PTSD to be added to Illinois medical marijuana listJudge orders PTSD to be added to Illinois medical marijuana listJudge orders PTSD to be added to Illinois medical marijuana list
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO Illinois must add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of diseases eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County judge ordered Tuesday i ...
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO Illinois must add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of diseases eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County jud ...
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June 30, 2016
Week in Review: California is Official, GW’s Epilepsy Drug & Illinois ResignationWeek in Review: California is Official, GW’s Epilepsy Drug & Illino...Week in Review: California is Official, GW’s Epilepsy Drug & Illinois Resignation
By Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer Californias recreational marijuana campaign makes the November ballot, GW Pharmaceuticals MJ-based epilepsy drug could play a role in DEA rescheduling, and a possible ne ...
By Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer Californias recreational marijuana campaign makes the November ballot, GW Pharmaceuticals MJ-based epilepsy drug could play a role in DEA reschedulin ...
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July 04, 2016
Illinois Governor Approves Medical Marijuana As Treatment For PTSDIllinois Governor Approves Medical Marijuana As Treatment For PTSDIllinois Governor Approves Medical Marijuana As Treatment For PTSD
A bill extending Illinois' medical marijuana program by two and a half years has been signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. In addition to extending the pilot program, the bill signed last Thursday by Raun ...
A bill extending Illinois' medical marijuana program by two and a half years has been signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. In addition to extending the pilot program, the bill signed l ...
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July 05, 2016
Illinois medical marijuana program extended, now includes PTSDIllinois medical marijuana program extended, now includes PTSDIllinois medical marijuana program extended, now includes PTSD
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A bill extending Illinois medical marijuana program by 2 years has been signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. In addition to extending the pilot program, the bill signed ...
By The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. A bill extending Illinois medical marijuana program by 2 years has been signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner. In addition to extending the pilot progr ...
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July 24, 2016
State of Cannabis: IllinoisState of Cannabis: IllinoisState of Cannabis: Illinois
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of Cannabis posts will a ...
Thisis provingto be a big year for cannabis. As a result, we are ranking the fifty states from worst to best on how they treat cannabis and those who consume it. Each of our State of C ...
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July 25, 2016
Judge orders health officials to rethink adding migraines to Illinois medical marijuana...Judge orders health officials to rethink adding migraines to Illino...Judge orders health officials to rethink adding migraines to Illinois medical marijuana conditions list
By The Associated Press CHICAGO A judge has ordered health officials to reconsider their decision not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of Illinois medical mari ...
By The Associated Press CHICAGO A judge has ordered health officials to reconsider their decision not to include migraine headaches on the list of conditions that qualify for use of I ...
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July 27, 2016
Teamwork: Governor working with police on Illinois marijuana billTeamwork: Governor working with police on Illinois marijuana billTeamwork: Governor working with police on Illinois marijuana bill
By Ivan Moreno, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with the Illinois State Police on how to handle a proposal to make marijuana possession in small amounts punishable onl ...
By Ivan Moreno, The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with the Illinois State Police on how to handle a proposal to make marijuana possession in small am ...
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July 29, 2016
Illinois just decriminalized marijuana possession, effective immediatelyIllinois just decriminalized marijuana possession, effective immedi...Illinois just decriminalized marijuana possession, effective immediately
By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that ...
By Ivan Moreno, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legi ...
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August 03, 2016
Moving on up: Illinois medical marijuana sales reached record high in JulyMoving on up: Illinois medical marijuana sales reached record high ...Moving on up: Illinois medical marijuana sales reached record high in July
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO Officials posted new forms this week for doctors and patients in the Illinois medical marijuana program to reflect changes in the law, and announced Wed ...
By Carla K. Johnson, The Associated Press CHICAGO Officials posted new forms this week for doctors and patients in the Illinois medical marijuana program to reflect changes in the la ...
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March 21, 2018
Pro-marijuana legalization Dem J.B. Pritzker wins primary for Illinois governor’s racePro-marijuana legalization Dem J.B. Pritzker wins primary for Illin...Pro-marijuana legalization Dem J.B. Pritzker wins primary for Illinois governor’s race
CHICAGO The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates whove already sunk more than $120 million of their own money into the contest, putting it on pace to become th ...
CHICAGO The race for Illinois governor will be a battle between two deep-pocketed candidates whove already sunk more than $120 million of their own money into the contest, putting it ...
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March 28, 2018
Synthetic cannabinoids send six in Illinois to hospitals for severe bleedingSynthetic cannabinoids send six in Illinois to hospitals for severe...Synthetic cannabinoids send six in Illinois to hospitals for severe bleeding
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Illinois Department of Public Health is issuing a warning about synthetic cannabinoids after six people who used them suffered severe bleeding. The substance is also referred to as ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Illinois Department of Public Health is issuing a warning about synthetic cannabinoids after six people who used them suffered severe bleeding. The substance is ...
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August 21, 2018
Illinois Students Get Relief, but Opioid Patients Still Waiting on GovernorIllinois Students Get Relief, but Opioid Patients Still Waiting on ...Illinois Students Get Relief, but Opioid Patients Still Waiting on Governor
Kate Zawidzki | August 21, 2018 Students in Illinois who require access to medical cannabis during school hours were granted relief earlier in August, when Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Ashleys Law into law. ...
Kate Zawidzki | August 21, 2018 Students in Illinois who require access to medical cannabis during school hours were granted relief earlier in August, when Gov. Bruce Rauner signed A ...
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