Wood River Council Passes Pot OrdinanceIn a unanimous vote on December 19, council members decided to make the possession of small amounts of pot an ordinance violation.
Business is Blooming at Metro East Medical Marijuana DispensaryAfter starting with 89 total patients, HCI Alternatives now has over 900.
Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Sauget This MonthGreen Solutions passed it's inspection and is now stocking it's shelves with the product patients might use to ease various diseases.
Army Veteran Spearheads Medical Pot EffortIt would tax medical marijuana sales at four percent, raising millions annually for the treatment of Missouri veterans.
Illinois Lawmakers Give Pot Decriminalization Another TryRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed last year's attempt to decriminalize pot, but gave lawmakers guidance on how to proceed if they tried again.
Former Postal Service Worker Convicted in Theft ConspiracyFederal prosecutors say Cook and three other former employees of a Postal Service distribution center in Hazelwood diverted mail to themselves and other acquaintances.
Research Firm: Illinois Marijuana Market Forecast is GloomyOnly 4,000 Illinois patients can buy the drug at licensed dispensaries.
Metro East's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Prepares to OpenCertified patients will receive consultation, learn about strains.
Online Commercial Released to Legalize Pot in MissouriThe goal is to get a medicinal marijuana measure on the November 2016 ballot.
Veteran Asks Court to Reverse Illinois on Marijuana for PTSDAn Illinois veteran is asking a judge to reverse a state decision against adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of diseases eligible for medical marijuana treatment.
Petitions Filed to Allow Medical Marijuana Use in MissouriThe two petitions would ask voters whether to amend the state constitution to allow physicians to recommend the drug to patients with certain illnesses, such as cancer, epilepsy and post-traumatic stress disorder.
UPDATED: Illinois Panel OKs Medical Marijuana for 8 Health ConditionsAn advisory board voted Wednesday to add eight health conditions including chronic pain syndrome, autism, osteoarthritis and post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of illnesses that can be treated by medical marijuana in Illinois.

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