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The public is invited to attend WNIJ’s “Context: Medical Marijuana and Illinois” to join the discussion about Illinois’ medical cannabis pilot program approved by state lawmakers. Learn about the “debilitating” diseases that qualify for marijuana treatment, grow centers, dispensaries and the legal rights protecting patients. This free event takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday, June...
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When former Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill that created a four-year medical marijuana pilot program, Illinois joined 22 other states and the District of Columbia in enacting laws to legalize medical marijuana. The NIU College of Law will host a symposium Friday, April 17, to explore medical marijuana legislation and regulation in Illinois as...
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More than one in six people in the United States experience anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorders. Could marijuana, which is now being used more widely and legally for medical purposes, help relieve the stress? NIU psychology professor David Valentiner and graduate student Sara Wyman tackle that topic in a new blog entry this week in...
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In Springfield … Last Friday – April 19 – was the deadline for House bills to be voted out of the House to the Senate. Thursday, April 25, is the last day for Senate bills to be voted out of the Senate to the House. The House of Representatives will not meet this week, but the...