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Bill Extending Medical Marijuana to Opioid Users Passes Illinois Senate Committee

Bill Extending Medical Marijuana to Opioid Users Passes Illinois Senate Committee

Bill Extending Medical Marijuana to Opioid Users Passes Illinois Senate Committee

A bill that would allow people who have been prescribed opioids to apply for a temporary medical marijuana card passed a Senate committee Wednesday.

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Update – October 4, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 25,600 qualifying patients (including 216 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

On April 5, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that it brought in approximately $6.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of March, a nearly $2 million surge from the $4.9 million in sales for the month of February.

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.5M in MMJ Sales for December

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.3M in MMJ Sales for December

On Jan. 4, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program reported that it recorded approximately $5.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of December, a significant increase from the $4.4 million in sales for the month of November.

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Illinois Judge Rules PTSD Must be Included on Medical Marijuana List

A judge in Cook County, Illinois, has ruled post-traumatic stress disorder must be included with other diseases legally treatable with medical marijuana, according to an Associated Press report of June 28, 2016. Judge Neil Cohen made the June 28, 2016, ruling in a lawsuit brought by Daniel Paul Jabs, a veteran of the Iraq war.

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Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program is a ‘Slow Grow’

The Illinois Department of Public Health has approved 5,600 qualified patients, including 38 patients under 18 years of age, since the Medical Cannabis Registry Program’s inception on Sept. 2, 2014.


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