marijuana Governor Rauner Approves Medical Marijuana Growers, Sellers By WNIJ • Feb 2, 2015 https://www.flickr.com/photos/trawin/ (CC BY-SA 2.0) Governor Bruce Rauner has announced a list of the companies that will be allowed to grow and sell medical marijuana in Illinois. Letters to 18 winning cultivation centers and 52 retail stores went out today. Illinois Lawyers Say DUI Law Needs Tweaking By Susan Stephens • Nov 16, 2014 The Illinois State Bar Association wants the state's DUI law changed. Supporters of changes to part of the state's law on driving under the influence think they have a pretty good example to hold up. Competition Fierce To Grow, Distribute Medical Marijuana In Illinois By Susan Stephens & Amanda Vinicky • Oct 2, 2014 Ryan Pumroy / WNIJ 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. Update: Illinois Applications To Grow, Sell Medical Marijuana Bring In $5 Million In Fees By Ryan Pumroy • Sep 24, 2014 https://www.flickr.com/photos/trawin/ (CC BY-SA 2.0) 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. Medical Marijuana Legal In Illinois In 2014 By Susan Stephens & Tony Arnold • Aug 1, 2013 O'Dea / WikiCommons 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. Illinois House Passes Medical Marijuana Bill By Brian Mackey • Apr 17, 2013 Caveman 92223 / Flickr Medical marijuana took a significant step toward becoming law in Illinois Wednesday. For the first time, it won approval in the House of Representatives. DeKalb Lowers Fine for Pot Possession By Jenna Dooley • Jan 16, 2013 City of DeKalb 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.