Illinois Oks 2,800 Marijuana Patients, Including 10 Children

Illinois approved about 200 new patient applications for medical marijuana during July, including 10 children.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois approved about 200 new patient applications for medical marijuana during July, including 10 children.The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that 2,800 patients now have approval to use marijuana. It’s the first time the department announced how many are younger than 18.Growers say they’ll have marijuana in stores later this year.Parents of Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Businesses Anxious As Patient Numbers Remain Low

The number of people approved to use medical marijuana in Illinois remains too low to sustain the industry.

ILLINOIS:  The number of people approved to use medical marijuana in Illinois remains too low to sustain the industry, business owners said. Only about 100 more patients have been cleared in the past month to access medical pot, raising the statewide total to about 2,600, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Wednesday. About 22,600 Read the full article…

Illinois Has Approved 2,000 Medical Marijuana Patients

Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois approved about 400 new patient applications for medical marijuana during March, bringing the total to 2,000 patients with complete paperwork. The Illinois Department of Public Health released the updated numbers Wednesday. The health department says about 19,500 people have started the patient registration process. Of those, about 2,700 have submitted at least part Read the full article…

State Has Approved 650 For Medical Marijuana

Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said Wednesday almost 13,000 have registered online and started an application for medical marijuana.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois approved 50 new patient applications for medical marijuana during December, bringing the total to 650 patients with complete paperwork. Illinois Department of Public Health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said Wednesday almost 13,000 have registered online and started an application. She says about 1,800 people have submitted at least part of the application. She gave Read the full article…

Late Christmas Present? Illinois Kids Get Access To Medical Marijuana

A new state rule allows kids who reside in Illinois access to medical marijuana by the turn of the year.

ILLINOIS:  Many parents in Illinois looking to marijuana as the ultimate treatment for their children’s health conditions are poised to receive a late Christmas gift. According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, a new state rule allows kids who reside in Illinois access to medical marijuana by the turn of the year. Young users may Read the full article…

2nd Round Of Illinois Marijuana Patients To Apply

This Saturday the Department of Public Health begins accepting applications from medical marijuana patients whose last names start with M through Z.

ILLINOIS:  Aspiring medical marijuana patients whose last names start with M through Z can soon apply to the Illinois Department of Public Health for a registry card. The department begins accepting applications from that group starting Saturday. Illinois has been processing paperwork from thousands of applicants whose last names begin with A through L. Others Read the full article…

6,300 Illinoisans Apply To Use Medical Marijuana

The Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that about 6,300 Illinois patients have applied to use medical marijuana.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois doctors have signed off on Illinois medical marijuana for patients with cancer, severe fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injuries. Those are the most frequent health problems showing up in the forms submitted by doctors to the Illinois Department of Public Health. The department announced Wednesday that about 6,300 Illinois patients have started Read the full article…

State Begins Notifying Medical Marijuana Applicants

The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last week notifying applicants if they were approved to buy medical cannabis.

ILLINOIS:  The first patients have been approved to receive medical marijuana in Illinois, officials said Tuesday, though the legal product won’t be available until spring at the earliest. The Illinois Department of Public Health started issuing letters last week notifying applicants if they were approved to buy medical cannabis, spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said. The actual Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana ID Card Applications Top 2,000

If L.A. doesn't change its existing rules, all medicinal pot shops in the city's boundaries will be illegal in 2018.

ILLINOIS:  More than 2,000 people registered for Illinois medical marijuana identification cards in the first three days of applications, dwarfing the number the program’s administrators had envisioned, the state announced Friday. Authorities began taking electronic applications Tuesday from patients whose last names start with letters A through L, with those people able to register through Oct. Read the full article…