Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Faces New Crop of Challenges

Only one pot dispensary is licensed to sell medical marijuana so far under the state’s trial program, but a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which oversees the licensing of pot dispensaries, says more businesses could get the final thumbs-up soon.

ILLINOIS: The seeds of Illinois’ medical marijuana industry are expected to bloom this fall as more pot dispensaries could get the final green light to open. Only one pot dispensary is licensed to sell medical marijuana so far under the state’s trial program, but a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Read the full article…

Illinois Doctor Fined Over Medical Marijuana Slip

A company called Ataraxia is harvesting medical marijuana that will soon be sold in dispensaries around the state.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering pre-approval for medical marijuana through a Chicago company called Good Intentions — a business that’s carrying on its work with patients and plans to have a float in the city’s Thanksgiving parade. Dr. Brian Murray will be on probation for Read the full article…