medical marijuana

Marijuana
6:12 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Medical Marijuana Laws Neglect "First Seed" Problem

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There's one issue nobody wants to talk about when it comes to state medical marijuana laws, and that's the part where people still have to break the law.

Getting the first seeds for medical operations often involves either shopping in the underground market or crossing state lines, which is a violation of state and federal laws. The situation is known as the "immaculate conception'' or the "first seed'' problem.

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Illinois law
4:51 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Medical Marijuana Opportunities And Challenges

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The production and distribution of medical marijuana is slowly coming together in Illinois. It’s a complicated process with a lot of factors that need to be worked out before the first patient picks up medication from a state dispensary.

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County by county stats
1:56 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Competition Fierce To Grow, Distribute Medical Marijuana In Illinois

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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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Medical Marijuana
5:22 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Application Period Ends For Illinois Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Growing Centers

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The application period for Illinois medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers ended today.

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-Illinois
5:16 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Patient, Caregiver Registration For Illinois Medical Marijuana Program Begins Tuesday

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Patients and caregivers in Illinois can begin registering for the state's medical marijuana program on Tuesday, September 2.

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Government
5:36 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Illinois Medical Marijuana Applications Now Available

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Applications for Illinois' Medical Cannabis Pilot Program (MCPP) were posted online today. The submission period for applications begins on September 2, 2014.

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Government
8:38 am
Tue August 5, 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary For Elgin Advances

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City planners in Elgin are giving the green light to a medical marijuana dispensary. The planning and zoning commission approved a proposal that calls for setting up the facility on Elgin's southwest side.

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Sales Unlikely This Year
6:59 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Medical Marijuana Growers Could Apply For Illinois Permits Soon

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Qualifying patients are a step closer to getting medical marijuana in Illinois. 

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Medical Marijuana
5:01 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Company Seeks Permit For Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center In Peru

  1. The Peru city council will learn more tonight about a request to build a medical marijuana cultivation center. AgriCare Nutrition LLC, based in Sioux Falls, S.D.,  is seeking a special use permit to establish the center on Unytite Drive.
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