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IL: Normal Marijuana Dispensary Now Open

Normal – Residents in Central Illinois now have local access to medical marijuana. “Our Normal location is open now Tuesday to Sunday,” said Trent Woloveck, vice president of national finance for the Denver, Colo.-based marijuana company, The Green Solution, which owns and operates the dispensary at 501 Northtown Road in Normal. TGS Illinois Inc., a […]

IL: Medical-Cannabis Dispensary To Open In East Peoria

East Peoria – A medical-marijuana dispensary is to open early next month in East Peoria. The NuMed dispensary is to occupy space the Fashion Bug women’s clothing store once filled at 504 Riverside Drive. It’s in a strip mall located next to the Texas Roadhouse restaurant. The opening is scheduled for 11 a.m. Dec. 7, […]

IL: Will County Agency Offers Education On Medical Marijuana Treatment

Joliet – Brad Frankenfield suffers from knee pain from his time in the U.S. Army and is considering another way to find relief – medical marijuana. Frankenfield was one of a dozen or so people who came to the Veterans Assistance Commission of Will County on Tuesday to learn more about the medication from PharmaCannis […]

IL: Medical Marijuana Nears 1-Year Milestone

Illinois – Starting next week, the state will reach its one-year anniversary for medical marijuana hitting shelves. The Department of Public Health says it’s seeing more patients apply than ever before due to more conditions allowed for treatment. Five years ago, Jon Gilson suffered a traumatic brain injury during a car crash when he was […]

IL: People Having Trouble Getting Medical Marijuana

Champaign – People across the state are having trouble signing up for the medical marijuana pilot program. It’s not because they don’t quality – but because their doctors won’t sign the paperwork. Mindy Haile was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis decades ago. “We’ve tried physical therapies, the water therapy, exercises, medications. And the medications have steadily […]

IL: Dispensary Looks To Lighten Cost Load For Some Medical Marijuana Patient

With additional fees tacked on the state’s medical marijuana card renewal, an Elmwood Park dispensary is trying to offset the hardship for some, offering a one-time discount. FloraMedex, located at 7955 W. Grand Ave. is trying to address such situations, teaming with a leading medical marijuana cultivator and processor on a deal that could save […]

IL: 2nd C-U Cannabis Dispensary Opening Next Week

Urbana – NuMed Urbana, the second medical cannabis dispensary that will operate in Champaign-Urbana, plans to open at 11 a.m. Oct. 25. The owners are offering tours of the new facility at 105 E. University Ave., U, to the public in advance of the opening, from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and again from 1 […]

IL: Cancer Patient Battles For Medical Cannabis

The state’s fledgling medical cannabis program has 19 giant cultivation sites, located across Illinois. But those sites serve only about 11,000 patients. That averages about 578 patients for each football-field sized greenhouse growing product. You would think they would want every patient they could get. But Barbara Schneider says she has been waiting for her […]

IL: 2 Investigators – Patient, 77, Waits For Her Medical Marijuana Card

More than 11,000 people suffering from painful conditions have received medical marijuana cards since the state of Illinois’ pilot program began in 2014. Many more are still waiting, having to jump through so many hoops critics say the program needs to be streamlined. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman checked it out after getting a complaint from […]

IL: New Medical Marijuana Patch Fights Pain

Chicago – A new patch, to fight pain. It’s the latest product being rolled out at the states medical marijuana dispensaries. And as CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez tells us in this Original Report, it offers relief – without the high. It’s the newest delivery method for medical marijuana. The patch can fight pain for up […]

IL: Medical Cannabis Dispensed In Fulton

Fulton, Ill. – Since The Dispensary and Star Flower Clinic have opened, they have had a good weekly flow of people in their businesses. Star Flower Clinic, located at 1008 Fourth St., began seeing patients at the end of March. Things started slow but for the last three months, business has gotten really busy, Star […]

IL: One-Time Marijuana Dispensary Open House In Normal

Normal, Ill. – If you have ever wondered what a marijuana dispensary looks like, you will get a chance to check one out in Normal on Friday. It’s called The Green Solution, and once it officially opens in October, it will sell different types of marijuana for medicinal purposes only. The Green Solution is holding […]

NORML’s Legislative Round Up July 8th, 2016

Adult use legalization initiatives in Arizona, California and Massachusetts are moving forward and Illinois has expanded its medical marijuana program. Keep reading to get the latest news and to find out how you can #TakeAction. Federal: On Wednesday, July 13th the US Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism is holding a hearing titled, “Researching the […]