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).
The Senate Executive Committee voted 10-5 Wednesday to send the measure to the full Senate.
Lawmakers voted 61-57 Wednesday to allow physicians to prescribe marijuana to patients with specific terminal illnesses.
Nearly 250 physicians are calling on Illinois lawmakers to legalize the use of marijuana for patients with serious illnesses.