Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.
The Senate committee is considering legislation to legalize marijuana use by patients diagnosed by a physician with a debilitating medical condition.
That was the topic a panel of five experts discussed Monday night at Harris Stowe St. University.
The departments of Revenue, Agriculture and Financial and Professional Regulation posted draft rules online to address how dispensaries and cultivation centers will be regulated and taxed.
Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.
Even though lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn approved last summer the use of cannabis for certain medical conditions, selling and buying it remains a federal offense.
The law calls for 60 dispensaries, distributed around the state by population, and 22 pot farms, officially known as cultivation centers.
Patients with serious illnesses such as cancer will be able to legally use medical marijuana in Illinois when a new law takes effect next year. But that’s not the only change the state is likely to see.
A seriously ill woman who’d lobbied to legalize medical marijuana in Illinois won’t be eligible to get it herself because of a drug charge.
Gov. Pat Quinn is poised to sign legislation that would make Illinois the 20th state nationwide to legalize marijuana for medical use (HB1).