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Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Illinois House OKs Medical Marijuana Legislation

The Illinois House Wednesday approved a measure to allow physicians to prescribe marijuana to patients with specific terminal illnesses or debilitating medical conditions.

04/17/2013

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)

Group Of Illinois Doctors Backs Medical Marijuana Legislation

Illinois lawmakers could vote on legislation to legalize medical marijuana this week, and a group of 250 doctors has urged them to support the measure.

04/16/2013

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)

State Lawmaker Ready To Seek House Vote On Medical Marijuana Legislation

The sponsor of legislation that would allow medical marijuana use in Illinois said Tuesday he’ll push for a vote on the measure when lawmakers return to Springfield early next month.

WBBM Newsradio–03/26/2013

Jimmie Medcalf and Charles Scott face arrested on drug possession charges.

Pair Arrested With Suitcase Full Of Pot In Naperville

A reminder: Medical marijuana is illegal in Illinois. And that’s what police say landed two Chicago men in the DuPage County jail.

12/12/2012

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)

Illinois Lawmakers Take Up Medical-Marijuana Debate

Will Illinois be the next state to allow medical marijuana prescriptions? CBS 2′s Mike Parker reports.

11/26/2012

Ryan Bailey outside the Cook County courthouse at 26th and California in November. (Frank Main/ Sun-Times Photo)

Medical Marijuana Grower Busted On NW Side Gets Six Years In Prison

A Colorado medical marijuana grower arrested with a shipment of dozens of pounds in Chicago has been sentenced to six years in state prison.

02/11/2012

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

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Medical Marijuana Bill Goes Up In Smoke In Ill. House

A proposed pilot program for medical marijuana in Illinois failed to generate enough votes of support in Springfield on Thursday.

05/05/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Support Growing For Medical Marijuana In Illinois

Support is growing in Springfield for legalizing medical marijuana.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Medical Marijuana Bill Advances In Illinois House

If you suffer from chronic pain or are a cancer, HIV or Hepatitis C patient, you may soon be able to get a 21/2-ounce dose of medical marijuana.

WBBM Newsradio–03/10/2011

File Photo From Marijuana Rally  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

House Committee Endorses Medical Marijuana Proposal

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.

03/09/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Medical Marijuana Bill Fails In State House

A push to legalize medicinal marijuana failed in the state House on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2011

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Proposal To Legalize Medical Marijuana Stalls In Ill. House

After lengthy debate in Springfield, an effort to legalize the use of marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois has stalled in the General Assembly.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Vote Coming On Medical Marijuana Proposal

A vote is expected today on a bill that would allow for medical marijuana in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

File Photo From Marijuana Rally  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drug Agents Urge Opposition To Marijuana Bill

The California and Colorado medical marijuana statutes are causing problems in their states and nationally.

11/11/2010

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