In the state of Illinois, the parents of an 11-year-old girl are suing their school district for their child to have the right to use medical marijuana on school grounds.
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When Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner finally issued licenses to would-be medical marijuana businesses, it was predicted that the move would result in a slew of lawsuits and now it seems one has come to fruition.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn left behind a list of businesses poised to land the coveted licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana when his term ended this month.
While cannabis is still illegal under federal laws, Illinois is now one of 21 states that have created a legal framework for its medical production and distribution.
If you are in the cannabis industry, in any capacity, you know how difficult getting access to banking services can be. Many banks are reluctant to do business with the cannabis industry because marijuana is still illegal federally.