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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois Women Working to Shatter the Marijuana ‘Grass Ceiling’ - Illinois Women in Cannabis was founded by Dina Rollman and Wendy Berger-Shapiro. The group was founded just before medical marijuana license applications were being accepted. The group has about 200 members now, and some men are among the membership. The nonprofit hosts educational and social events around Chicago for networking purposes, according to the Chicago Sun Times. They are hoping to break the indu...
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#Illinois #Chicago Former NFL Player Now Working for Illinois-Based Marijuana Company - Justin Staples is a name that used to be associated with the NFL. He’s a former linebacker for the Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns. Staples was recently named the Director of Business Development at Revolution Enterprises, a marijuana cultivation and distribution company, reports Forbes. Staples will work on expanding Revolution’s business to more states and to increase awareness and educate commun...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois Law Eliminates Requirements to Get Medical Marijuana Card - Lawmakers in Illinois have passed legislation to remove the requirement for background checks and fingerprinting to obtain a medical marijuana card. That legislation also includes allowing the use of medical marijuana instead of pain medication. The patients would be able to obtain a recommendation from their doctors. This bill also makes the approval process faster for those taking prescription painkill...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois Bill Would Allow Medical Marijuana Access as Opioid Alternative - Illinois Senators have passed legislation that aims to allow alternatives to opioid medications, with medical marijuana being an option. Senate Bill 336 would include all medical conditions where an opioid would be prescribed to qualify for medical marijuana. The program, if passed, would be on a trial/pilot basis. Those already on opioids or those that would be in danger of over-use would qualify ...
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#Illinois #Chicago Police Dogs Will Be Euthanized If Illinois Legalizes Marijuana, Says Official - If Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana, what could happen to the state’s K-9 officers that are already trained to detect marijuana? According to Chad Larner, the training director at K-9 Training Academy in Macon County, Illinois, “a number of dogs would likely have to be euthanized.” This is, according to Lerner, because “retraining them is usually impossible or impractical.” Retirement...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois House Approves Medical Marijuana on School Grounds - The Illinois House has approved legislation that would allow parents to give their children, who are medical marijuana patients, infused items on school grounds. The vote on House Bill 4870 was 99-1. Representative Lou Lang sponsored the legislation. HB 4827 aims to require schools (regardless of public or private status) to let parents/guardians of qualifying children to provide medical marijuana medication to...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois-Based Nonprofit to Host Cannabis Education Expo - GG Chronic Pain Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is hosting the Illinois Cannabis Education Expo on April 22. The event will last only one day. The doors will open at the Hilton Hotel in Northbrook at 8 a.m. and the event will run until 4 p.m. Admission to the event is just $5, according to The Rock River Times. Those interested in attending can register in advance online, but tickets will also be available a...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois Dispensary Warns Public Against Synthetic Marijuana - HCI Alternatives has started warning its patients about the dangers of using synthetic marijuana (K2 and Spice). Synthetic products aren’t regulated. They aren’t tested. The dispensary urges all of its patients to read the packaging carefully if they are not purchasing from a licensed dispensary to ensure that they are not purchasing the synthetic product, according to WAND 17 News. Some synthetic products are...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinois Officials Issue Warning About Using Synthetic Marijuana - City officials in Peoria, in partnership with Unity Point Health and Peoria County Health Department, issue a warning about the use of synthetic marijuana potentially causing life-threatening internal bleeding. The warning comes after several residents presented with severe bleeding after using the synthetic cannabinoid products. To make Spice or K2, the common names for synthetic marijuana, plant material...
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#Illinois #Chicago Illinoisans May Be Asked About Marijuana Legalization This November - The Illinois Senate has advanced the recreational marijuana idea. If a ballot measure does make it to voters, it will be a non-binding question. Lawmakers would use this more as a gauge of public opinion and would not actually legalize recreational marijuana – even with a majority supporting the issue. Lawmakers wishing to pursue legalization legislation could use the ballot questions’ when drafting pot...
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