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Illinois Investors Jump into Marijuana Business

Investors around Illinois are jockeying for positions in the marijuana business as they wait for the state’s new medical marijuana law to kick in.

06/16/2014

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Man Accused of Mailing Marijuana to Inmate

30-year-old Lenard La’troy Duncan of Mound City, Illinois, was charged Tuesday with distribution of a controlled substance.

05/15/2014

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Springfield Pays $225K To Settle Lawsuit

Springfield city officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit by advocates who wanted to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of pot.

05/02/2014

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Jeff Mizanskey’s Family Plead His Case in Jefferson City

The family gathered nearly 370,000 signatures on an online petition asking Gov. Jay Nixon to grant clemency to the man serving life without the possibility of parole for his third drug offense.

04/29/2014

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Clemency Requested for Man Serving Life Sentence on Marijuana Charges

Jeff Mizanskey is serving a life sentence for non-violent marijuana charges, and today his son will present a change.org petition to Gov. Jay Nixon requesting clemency.

04/28/2014

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Medical Marijuana Legal in Ill., But Not Yet Available

Medical marijuana is now legal in the state of Illinois, but it may not be until the end of the year that it’s available to the people.

04/25/2014

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Missouri House Passes Cannabis Extract Legislation

The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.

04/24/2014

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Illinois Tweaks Medical Marijuana Law

One big change is lowering the price for a medical marijuana card.

04/22/2014

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Group Calls for Pardon for Man Serving Life on Marijuana Charges

A petition on change.org calling for Gov. Nixon to pardon Jeff Mizanskey has nearly 367,000.

04/21/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Ask Gov. Nixon for Harsher Sentences

Missouri lawmakers are asking Gov. Nixon for a bill that would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, reorganizing crimes to fit the new penalty structure.

04/21/2014

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