OK To Smoke, Not To Grow? States Wrestle With Homegrown PotA provision that would allow for the growing of five plants per residence for recreational use seemed likely to be jettisoned because of push-back from the police, who argue that allowing homegrown pot would fuel illicit drug sales.
'It's Pretty Much A Life Saver': Man Chooses Medical Marijuana Over His JobIllinois legalized medical marijuana, but employers can still fire employees who fail a drug test. Nick Torraco chose medical marijuana over his job and hopes taking a stand will change company policies.
Medical Marijuana Use Can Still Lead To Firing At Many CompaniesMedical marijuana might be legal, but you can still lose your job for using it because many companies still have no tolerance policies.
Study: Chronic Pain Given As Top Reason For Using Medical MarijuanaThe study didn't measure whether marijuana actually helped anyone with their problems. But the patients' reasons match up with what's known about the science of marijuana and its chemical components.
Activist Voices Opposition To Legal Illinois Marijuana SalesDemocrat governor-elect J.B. Pritzker has said he hopes to legalize cannabis soon after he takes office.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Companies Work To ExpandWith marijuana now legal in Canada, some Illinois companies are finding success securing Canadian investors looking to enter the industry.
Illinois Company One Of Virginia's First 5 Medical Cannabis DispensariesThe conditional awardees include Maryland-based Green Leaf Medical, Illinois-based PharmaCann and New York-based Columbia Care.
Thanks To 'Ashley's Law,' Sick Illinois Students Now Can Take Medical Marijuana At SchoolFor the first time this school year, Illinois students with serious illnesses and conditions will be allowed to take medical marijuana at school, if they qualify for the state’s registry.
CBS 2 Investigates False Promises In The Medical Marijuana IndustrySome Illinois patients turning to medical marijuana for pain relief are complaining that a company claiming to help people get medical cannabis registry ID cards is taking their money without delivering the promised product.
Corona Brewer Boosts Stake In Marijuana Producer For $4BCanopy plans to use the investment to build or acquire assets worldwide in the markets that allow medical marijuana.
Illinois Governor OKs Allowing Medical Cannabis At SchoolsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law requiring public schools to allow parents to administer medical marijuana at school to eligible children.
Medical Marijuana Clinic Teaches Patients How To Cook With CannabisA cooking class in the northern suburbs is teaching patients how to cook with cannabis.
Miracle Drug Or Snake Oil? CBD Gaining Popularity As Medical Treatment"Amazing," "a magic bullet," "life-changing." Those are just some of the ways people describe cannabidiol, or CBD, a product they use to treat everything from pain to mental health conditions; but is it snake oil or the real deal?
Michigan Says Autism And Arthritis Now Treatable By Medical MarijuanaMichigan has added several medical conditions to the state's list of ailments which qualify for a medical marijuana prescription.
Illinois Bill Would Expand Availability Of Medical MarijuanaAn Illinois Senate bill that would expand the use of medical marijuana in order to combat the state's opioid crisis has been referred to the Illinois House Rules Committee.