Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuana - Cannabis News

Legal recreational marijuana will be part of Illinois’ future. It’s a matter of when, not if. That’s the message from lawmakers backing legislation to fully legalize and regulate pot, and the coalition of groups lining up to support the bills.

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Illinois lawmakers push to legalize recreational marijuana - Cannabis News

Legal recreational marijuana will be part of Illinois’ future. It’s a matter of when, not if. That’s the message from lawmakers backing legislation to fully legalize and regulate pot, and the coalition of groups lining up to support the bills.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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Illinois joins states considering recreational marijuana legalization as budget fix - Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot, arguing the move will help solve the state’s notorious budget crisis.

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It’s been a year since Illinois legalized medical marijuana, and everything is going fine – Cannabis News

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois is marking its first year of medical marijuana sales as more states voted on Election Day to allow legal use of the drug.

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It’s been a year since Illinois legalized medical marijuana, and everything is going fine – Cannabis News

CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois is marking its first year of medical marijuana sales as more states voted on Election Day to allow legal use of the drug.

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Mom and I opened a medical marijuana dispensary, here's what we see – Cannabis News

Among the roughly 700 people who have walked through our doors, the typical patient — at Harbory we call them "members" — skews older and female, a demographic we are proud to match in our incredible staff.

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Mom and I opened a medical marijuana dispensary, here's what we see – Cannabis News

Among the roughly 700 people who have walked through our doors, the typical patient — at Harbory we call them "members" — skews older and female, a demographic we are proud to match in our incredible staff.

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First look: Illinois marijuana plant marks 1st year – Cannabis News

The Delavan facility is working on hundreds of genetic strains, and plants are harvested about five times each year.

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First look: Illinois marijuana plant marks 1st year – Cannabis News

The Delavan facility is working on hundreds of genetic strains, and plants are harvested about five times each year.

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Medical marijuana grows under strict conditions in Illinois as industry expands – Cannabis News

The look inside the state's secretive program comes as the struggling medical marijuana industry in Illinois is poised to grow.

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Medical marijuana grows under strict conditions in Illinois as industry expands – Cannabis News

The look inside the state's secretive program comes as the struggling medical marijuana industry in Illinois is poised to grow.

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Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.

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Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in Illinois – Cannabis News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses.

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Judge orders Illinois to reconsider medical marijuana for migraines – Cannabis News

In a ruling that could significantly expand the use of medical marijuana in Illinois, a judge has ordered state officials to reconsider adding migraine headaches to the list of conditions that qualify a patient to buy the drug.

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Judge orders Illinois to reconsider medical marijuana for migraines – Cannabis News

In a ruling that could significantly expand the use of medical marijuana in Illinois, a judge has ordered state officials to reconsider adding migraine headaches to the list of conditions that qualify a patient to buy the drug.

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In Illinois, medical marijuana finds a growing acceptance – Cannabis News

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A certified pharmacist and leading medical marijuana advocate sees consumer demand expanding at his suburban Chicago dispensary.

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Judge orders Illinois to authorize medical marijuana for PTSD – Cannabis News

A Cook County judge ruled Tuesday that the state must add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.

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Medical cannabis expo draws crowds to Rock Island, Illinois – Cannabis News

Nature's Treatment of Illinois, a licensed cannabis retail shop in Milan, hosted the first-ever event of its kind here, which drew about 200 people to The Stern Center.

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Illinois House Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill – Marijuana News

The Illinois House has voted to impose civil fines rather than criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession.

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