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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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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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According to a report recently presented to the Illinois legislature, the average person who seeks a medical marijuana prescription from their physician is an older woman suffering from either cancer or fibromyalgia, and most likely resides somewhere in Cook County. … 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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