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Illinois Medical Marijuana Expansion

Lawmakers in Illinois Approve Medical Marijuana Expansion

Lawmakers in Illinois Approve Medical Marijuana Expansion

On May 31, 2016, the Illinois state senate voted to approve Senate Bill 10, a bill that would update the state’s medical marijuana laws.

Louisiana

Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Marijuana Expansion Bill into Law

On May 19, 2016, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed Senate Bill 271, expanding the number of qualifying conditions for the state’s medical marijuana program and regulatory improvements to expedite access, as well as adding language to protect physicians, according to WAFB News.

Conditions

Illinois Advisory Board Recommends Expanding Qualifying Conditions

On May 2, 2016, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board met to review a request to expand the state’s number of qualifying conditions. According to the Associated Press, the board voted to recommend diabetes and panic disorder as qualifying conditions.

Qualifying Conditions

Illinois to Consider Adding Conditions to Medical Cannabis Program

On Monday, May 2, 2016, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board will meet to discuss the possibility of approving additional conditions for the state’s list of conditions that can qualify a patient to use medical cannabis.

Pennsylvania

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Medical Marijuana Legalized in Pennsylvania

On April 13, 2016, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed SB3, a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the state, and then sent the bill to Gov. Tom Wolf to sign. Wolf officially signed SB3 into law on April 17.

Illinois Medical Marijuana Program

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.

Autism

Michigan Rejects Adding Autism to Qualifying Conditions

Autism will not be added to Michigan’s list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. Although there has been a growing movement of parents campaigning for the condition to be added, the decision ultimately rested with Mike Zimmer.


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