Marijuana advocates are trying to lay the groundwork for Illinois to become the first state in the Midwest and the ninth nationwide to legalize recreational pot.
A medical-marijuana dispensary is to open early next month in East Peoria.
“Cam!” My mother said, “the G6 flower is still our top seller, but the brownies and cookies are going like crazy!”
Seven Point Medical Cannabis Dispensary is complete with a glass-enclosed showroom, a selection of over 100 different products and a library of “how-to” videos.
Pot possession is now punishable by a citation, instead of a jail time.
Gov. Bruce Rauner is working with the Illinois State Police on how to handle a proposal to make marijuana possession in small amounts punishable only with fines under a bill he appears poised to sign.
While it’s still controversial, medical marijuana is edging toward normality.
After Illinois last year joined the states offering medical marijuana, Dina Rollman and Bryna Dahlin left their jobs and formed Rollman & Dahlin, one of the first firms in Illinois to focus on the business end of cannabis law.
Illinois will not expand the list of conditions that qualifies people to get medical marijuana, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Friday.
The clock is ticking for the Illinois medical marijuana program.