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Show-Me Cannabis Files Petition to Get Legalization of Marijuana on Ballot

With two more states and the District of Columbia voting to legalize marijuana Tuesday, those backing legalization in Missouri are ready to give it try.

11/06/2014

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Illinois Man Approved for Medical Marijuana Shares What Smoking Pot has Done for Him

He lobbied for its passage, now a northern Illinois man says he’s even more excited to have the first letter from state officials qualifying him to purchase medical marijuana.

10/03/2014

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350-Plus Apply for Illinois Marijuana Businesses

Nonrefundable fees collected by the state from the applicants topped $5 million.

09/25/2014

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Chicago Mayor Lobbying for State to Ease Up on Certain Drug Offenses

The mayor and police superintendent in Chicago are sounding like crusaders for decriminalization of narcotics.

09/24/2014

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High School Student Suspended For Pot Possession Claims No Drugs Were Ever Found

Father of student suspended for marijuana possession says she was not carrying drugs.

09/18/2014

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Medical Marijuana ID Card Applications Top 2,000 in 3 Days

Health Department Spokeswoman Melaney Arnold says they’re surprised, but not overwhelmed.

09/05/2014

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Medical Marijuana Rules OK’d By Illinois Committee

An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.

07/15/2014

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Missouri Legislative Leaders Support Limited Medical Marijuana

Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.

04/06/2014

St. Louis Ethical Society Hosting Debate on Marijuana Tonight

On one side will be the executive director of Show-Me Cannabis; on the other is president of the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association.

12/18/2013

Police location this field of marijuana plants near Stony Island. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Chicago Police Find Massive Pot Farm

Authorities say more than 1,000 cannabis plants, with a value of up to $1 million, were discovered during a helicopter operation Tuesday.

10/03/2012

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