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Illinois Judge: Add Chronic Pain as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Illinois Judge: Add Chronic Pain as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Illinois Judge: Add Chronic Pain as Qualifying Condition for Medical Marijuana

Illinois patients suffering from chronic pain may soon have a new way to treat their medical condition. On Jan. 16, 2018, Cook County Judge Raymond Mitchell ordered the Illinois Department of Public Health to add chronic pain as a qualifying condition for the state’s medical marijuana program.

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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 Cannabis Pilot Program Welcomes More Patients

On Dec. 2, 2015, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health has approved applications for a total of 3,600 qualifying patients.


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