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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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Medical Marijuana Rules Before Illinois Committee

Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program.

07/15/2014

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Traffic Stop Leads to Large Marijuana Seizure

A truck driver from Indiana is under arrest after Missouri state troopers reported finding slightly more than 700 pounds of marijuana in his rig.

07/11/2014

Daryl and Patricia Bertrand of Ozark are featured on a pro-marijuana billboard on the westbound side of I-44 between the West Bypass and Chestnut Expressway exits. Photo: Valerie Mosley/News-Leader

Missouri Couple Appear on Billboard for Marijuana

A southwest Missouri man who’s featured with his wife on a billboard supporting legalization of marijuana says the drug helped him deal with spinal disorders.

06/16/2014

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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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