Superintendent Art Ryan says he realizes illegal pot is prevalent in society already – he’s even sure some students do it, so he doesn’t think the prescription pot shop nearby will change much.
Rauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois’ first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
Pat Quinn fails to act in final hours of term
Dozens of conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois’ new pilot program, but the list doesn’t include post-traumatic stress disorder, arthritis or migraines conditions some other states allow.
Illinois children with epilepsy and other seizure disorders will be able to use medical marijuana products under a new law in the New Year.
Trustees decide against sending state a letter of opposition
Nonrefundable fees collected by the state from the applicants topped $5 million.
Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.
Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.
Health Department Spokeswoman Melaney Arnold says they’re surprised, but not overwhelmed.