The state of Illinois recently legalized recreational cannabis. Sales reached a gaudy $3.2 million on the very first day alone.
January 7, 2020Lane Trachy
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed bills to expand medical cannabis access in his state. The bills will also make cannabis legality permanent.
August 22, 2019Lane Trachy
Pharmacy giant CVS made waves recently by announcing that they will be bringing CBD products to the shelves of 800 of their stores in the future.
April 12, 2019Lane Trachy
11-year-old medical marijuana patient Ashley Surin was banned from school for weeks. A federal judge has ruled she be allowed back to school.
January 23, 2018Lane Trachy
Family Fights For Son With Autism Family holds rally advocating medical cannabis be used for treating autism - The Ihm family has exhausted 21 different treatment methods to control the violent outbursts of their 8-year-old son, Ethan, who has a severe form of autism. No drug has been successful and institutionalization is ...
December 24, 2016Daily Dose
Cancer Patient Waits 5 Months for Medicine At the moment, Illinois has 19 grow facilities spread across the state. Those sites serve about 11,000 patients. Thats about 578 patients for each football-field sized lot, used exclusively for growing marijuana. With the amount they are harvesting you would think there would be a surplus ...
October 12, 2016Daily Dose
Judge Neil Cohen ordered Illinois Department of Public Health Director Nirav Shah to add PTSD to qualifying conditions within 30 days. Illinois must add PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) to the list of qualifying conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatment, a Cook County judge ordered Tuesday in a sternly worded ruling that ...
June 29, 2016Daily Dose
Illinois New Network examines the state of medical marijuana in Illinois.
February 18, 2016Andrew Bohan
Officials say Illinois patients legally purchased nearly $1.7 million worth of medical marijuana during November and December. Program director Joseph Wright on Monday announced sales figures since Nov. 9, when Illinois launched regulated sales with the opening of the state's first licensed cannabis dispensaries. Wholesale sales — what growers sold to dispensaries ...
January 5, 2016Daily Dose