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Posts tagged "Medical marijuana"

Despite decriminalization efforts, penalties still harsh for marijuana possession

As we discussed in a recent post, patients with certain medical conditions and a doctor's recommendation can register for medical marijuana through the Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. State law allows a patient with a qualifying condition to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis per 14-day period.

Medical Marijuana And DUI In Illinois: A Legal Gray Area

The Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act has made it legal for individuals with certain illnesses or medical conditions to legally use marijuana and to purchase it from state-sanctioned dispensaries. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, more than 3,000 people across the state have qualified to purchase and use medical marijuana.