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A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Senate Panel Backs Medical Marijuana, Despite Concerns From Police

Leading Illinois law enforcement organizations stepped up their opposition Wednesday to legalizing marijuana for medicinal use, warning Gov. Pat Quinn in a letter about lax motorist safeguards on a day a committee moved the measure to the Senate floor.

05/08/2013

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Law Enforcement Leaders Come Out Against Medical Marijuana Bills

Law enforcement leaders banded together, announcing their position at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference at McCormick Place that medical marijuana bills are bad bills.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2011