Category Archives: Marijuana

There will be no more threat of prison penalties and high fines in the state of Illinois for defendants who are found to be in possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana. On Friday, July 29, Governor Bruce Rauner … Continue reading

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A Cook County judge had some stern words aimed at the state’s public health director regarding the Illinois medical marijuana pilot program. The judge was presiding over a lawsuit filed by an Iraq war veteran in response to the program’s … Continue reading

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A new study conducted by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found that the current legal blood limits in place for marijuana are not an accurate way to measure whether a person is too impaired to drive. The study concluded even … Continue reading

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The first two months of the Illinois medical marijuana program brought in over $1 million in sales, according to the program’s director Joseph Wright. The program was officially “opened” on November 9th, and sales by Illinois patients approved for the … Continue reading

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November saw the long-awaited launch of the Illinois medical marijuana program. The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act was signed into law in August 2013 and went into effect on January 1, 2014. After almost two years of bureaucratic … Continue reading

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Despite what many oppositionists to the medical marijuana laws may claim, a new study has concluded that when a state legalizes marijuana for medicinal purposes, that change in law does not lead to increased drug use by teenagers. In the … Continue reading

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