Key Dates On Road To Legal Medical Marijuana In Illinois

Topical Cannabis Preparations Associated With Reduced Opioid Use

ILLINOIS: The road to legal medical marijuana in Illinois began more than a decade ago, when proponents first began pushing legislation in Springfield. After many defeats, a law establishing a pilot program was approved in 2013. Here are key dates since the law was passed: Aug. 1, 2013: Gov. Pat Quinn, a Democrat, signs the Compassionate 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…