Local Marijuana Dispensary Owner Praises DEA for Research AllowanceMarijuana is still on the official list of dangerous drugs, but the Drug Enforcement Agency now says it will allow more research into its medicinal use.
US Government Won't Reclassify Marijuana, Allows ResearchThe DEA said the agency opted not to reclassify marijuana after a lengthy review and consultation with the Health and Human Services Department.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Climb as Program GrowsGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last month extending the pilot program until July 2020 and adding two qualifying health conditions post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illnesses.
Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties in IllinoisMarijuana 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.
Former Lindenwood University Coach Facing Drug ChargesKenneth Dale Sims II jailed on $50,000 bond for possession of 108 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Mizzou Says No to Pot ShirtA student group wants to put a marijuana leaf on a T-shirt next to the university's name.
May Marijuana Sales Boost Illinois Industry Total Over $10MIllinois now has 37 registered dispensaries and about 7,000 qualified patients.
New Study Shows Pot Use Down in Teens, Up for AdultsNumbers are on the decline as more states have legalized and decriminalized pot, but adults using the drug has increased.
Clayton Schools React to Pot CasePolice say it's unusual for 8th-grade boys to use pot.
Army Veteran Spearheads Medical Pot EffortIt would tax medical marijuana sales at four percent, raising millions annually for the treatment of Missouri veterans.
Illinois Retail Medical Marijuana Sales Top $2M in AprilProgram director Joseph Wright said Tuesday the program now includes 36 dispensaries and 6,200 qualified patients.
Illinois Panel Again Urges Medical Marijuana ExpansionIts members voted to recommend Type 1 diabetes and panic disorder to the program.

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