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Iowa Police Apologize After Officer Tries to Search Vehicle Because ‘Everybody That Plays Frisbee Golf Smokes Weed’

An Iowa police chief has apologized after a video surfaced showing one of the city’s police officers attempting to search a motorist’s vehicle because “everybody that plays Frisbee golf smokes weed.”

10/10/2014

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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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Gov. Quinn: Illinois Should Consider Decriminalizing Marijuana Possession Statewide

Gov. Pat Quinn isn’t in favor of Illinois following in the footsteps of Washington and Colorado when it comes to marijuana.

09/26/2014

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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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Calls Renewed for Clemency for Man Serving Life for Marijuana Possession

Jeff Mizanskey was sentenced to life in prison without parole after his third felony marijuana conviction in 1993.

09/23/2014

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Illinois Medical Marijuana Applications Due Monday

Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.

09/22/2014

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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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Officer Says He Smelled Marijuana Before Tasering 17-Year-Old

A Missouri police officer who used a stun gun on a 17-year-old during a traffic stop says he smelled marijuana in the vehicle and saw him recording the incident on an iPhone.

09/18/2014

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Illinois Taking Applications for Medical Marijuana Centers

Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.

09/08/2014

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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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