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.
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.
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.
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.