The new law allows people suffering from seizure disorders to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.
Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program.
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.
While state lawmakers have approved medical marijuana in Illinois, to date no prescriptions have been written.
Mo. Sen. Eric Schmitt pushes for a hemp oil bill that potentially could help severe epilepsy patients, including his son.
The vote came after Sen. Eric Schmitt gave an impassioned speech about his son, who has epilepsy.
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.
The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.
One big change is lowering the price for a medical marijuana card.