Medical Marijuana in Illinois

Published on 2/19/2014
Categories: Illinois Law, Medical Marijuana



On January 1, 2014, it became legal for patients with diseases or conditions currently specified by the Act to use marijuana for medical purposes.  Under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, these patients must be registered with the Illinois Department of Public Health and may purchase up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every two weeks from a licensed dispensary.  Employers may not discriminate against individuals based on their status as a registered patient under the Act. Read more…

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