The proposed center is called “Nature’s Cure,” and it would grow the plants in an enclosed, locked facility in Marissa, south of Belleville.
The new law allows people suffering from seizure disorders to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.
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.
Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program.
A truck driver from Indiana is under arrest after Missouri state troopers reported finding slightly more than 700 pounds of marijuana in his rig.
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.
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.
30-year-old Lenard La’troy Duncan of Mound City, Illinois, was charged Tuesday with distribution of a controlled substance.
Springfield city officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit by advocates who wanted to reduce penalties for possession of small amounts of pot.
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.