FBI Approves Illinois Marijuana Business Background Checks

The FBI has approved the use of its criminal history records for out-of-state and federal background checks of Illinois medical marijuana business owners.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois officials say the FBI has approved the use of its criminal history records for out-of-state and federal background checks of medical marijuana business owners. Two state licensing agencies announced the FBI approval Tuesday. The Associated Press first reported last week that Gov. Bruce Rauner had awarded the marijuana business licenses before out-of-state criminal Read the full article…

Rauner Announces Who Can Grow And Sell Medical Marijuana In Illinois

In 2015, state legislators considered bills to legalize marijuana in 21 states, decriminalize marijuana possession in 17 states, and legalize medical marijuana in 19 states.

ILLINOIS:  The marijuana seeds can soon be planted. In a move that surprised advocates of the medical marijuana program, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration on Monday announced it would issue most of the coveted licenses to grow and sell the medical product. The move came amid fears Rauner would take months to determine who should be Read the full article…