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Medical marijuana debuts in Illinois but some patients turned away

By Robert McCoppin Illinois’ medical marijuana dispensaries opened their doors Monday and have begun processing patients who will receive the first batches of the drug under the state’s four-year pilot programs.  At EarthMed, a dispensary in Addison, the first patient to legally purchase pot, Chris Favela, 19,… Read More...

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Medical Marijuana For Sale in Illinois

Patients lined up at the door on the first day of sales of medical marijuana in Illinois.   Rico was one of 200 people to get a prescription filled at The Clinic Mundelein, one of nine medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The 20-year Army veteran suffers… Read More...

APNewsBreak: Illinois medical marijuana sales start Monday

CARLA K. JOHNSON, The Associated Press Published: November 6, 2015, CHICAGO (AP) — More than 3,000 patients with Illinois-issued ID cards will be able to buy medical marijuana legally for the first time Monday, according to the state official overseeing the pilot program. Eight licensed dispensaries… Read More...

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Rock Island Grow House Ready For Medical Marijuana Patients

By Jack Cullen  Thousands of cannabis plants are sprouting — and they have been since July — inside a nondescript warehouse off Andalusia Road in Rock Island. Green Thumb Industries, or GTI, a Chicago-based medical pot company, won rights to operate a Rock Island cultivation center in… Read More...

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My Husband Left His Law Firm to Sell Pot

Lake County, IL – by Rachel Bertsche When my husband called from work last August to announce he was going to quit his steady job to pursue his dream of starting a business, I wish I could say I was entirely supportive. That there wasn’t a pit… Read More...