Medical marijuana efforts soldier on without Congress’ help

6/30/13 Drug War Tour on the march

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  On Thursday, August 1, Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation into law authorizing patients with a qualifying illness to legally possess and procure medical marijuana. Illinois joins 19 other states and the District of Columbia in its acknowledgement that marijuana is safe and efficacious as a therapeutic agent. Moreover, once the Illinois law is fully Read the full article…