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1:56 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Competition Fierce To Grow, Distribute Medical Marijuana In Illinois

Illinois State Police districts
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Entrepreneurs looking to get in on the business side of Illinois' new medical marijuana program are facing fierce competition.  The state has come out with numbers showing just how much.  

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Medical Marijuana
8:27 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Update: Illinois Applications To Grow, Sell Medical Marijuana Bring In $5 Million In Fees

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More than 360 groups have applied for cultivation center and dispensary permits under Illinois' medical marijuana pilot program, bringing in more than $5 million in fees.

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Governor signs tough new law
3:46 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Medical Marijuana Legal In Illinois In 2014

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  Illinois doctors can start prescribing marijuana next year. Governor Pat Quinn signed a medical marijuana bill into law today, making the state the 20th in the nation to do so.

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On to Senate
7:47 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Illinois House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

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Medical marijuana took a significant step toward becoming law in Illinois Wednesday. For the first time, it won approval in the House of Representatives.

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DeKalb
8:06 am
Wed January 16, 2013

DeKalb Lowers Fine for Pot Possession

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The DeKalb City Council has trimmed the fine for marijuana possession. If a person is caught with less than one-tenth of an ounce of the drug, they can choose to mail-in a $350 fine instead of going to court.

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