Will Illinois be the next state to allow medical marijuana prescriptions? CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.
The Illinois House has passed proposed legislation that would pave the way for a major expansion of casino gambling throughout the state.
A Illinois House committee has failed to pass a major expansion of legalized gambling.
An Illinois House panel today voted to approve the use of medical marijuana for individuals who suffer from chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions. The measure now goes to the full House for a vote.
While gambling revenues are on the way down, the number of locations where you can place a bet may be on the way up.
After lengthy debate in Springfield, an effort to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois has stalled in the General Assembly.
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