medical marijuana

Macro of marijuana with trichomes and crushed grass in a grinder for chopping a canapis on a black table
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Tom Franklin
February 08, 2019 - 12:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — The debate over the legalization of recreational marijuana has officially begun in the state of Illinois. Rep. Carol Ammons (D-Urbana) introduced a bill ( HB0902 ) in late January to allow licensed businesses to grow and sell pot, while also allowing residents to grow up...
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Michael Calhoun
January 31, 2019 - 8:46 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) — A new program begins in Illinois Thursday that allows patients to trade their painkiller prescription for a trip to the marijuana dispensary. The goal is to save lives by preventing people from becoming addicted to opioids. Christine Karhliker (car-licker) is community...
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November 29, 2018 - 1:37 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters have approved medical marijuana, but it remains unclear whether thousands of welfare recipients will lose benefits if they opt for it. The Missouri Department of Social Services told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the question remains under review, and...
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Michael Calhoun
November 12, 2018 - 6:55 am
Medical marijuana is coming to Missouri, but it's already been in Illinois for three years. So, what can the 'Show Me State' expect based on that? Chris Stone is CEO of HCI Alternatives, with locations in Collinsville and Springfield. He feels Missouri can learn a lot. "I would definitely tell the...
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Brett Blume
November 08, 2018 - 7:35 am
Now the application process begins for all involved
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November 06, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Missouri becomes the 31st state to approve medical marijuana.
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October 19, 2018 - 4:33 pm
There's a lot of money at stake with the three medical marijuana ballot measures facing Missouri voters next month.
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Jean Marc looks at a sample at a cannabis store in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 12:57 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Cam Battley is a top executive at one of Canada's biggest marijuana companies, but he isn't sticking around to savor the country's historic pot legalization. He's off to Germany on Friday and Australia next week — a sign of what a leader Canada has become in the global pot industry...
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Medical marijuana in large jar at a legal marijuana dispensary.
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October 05, 2018 - 3:47 pm
Almost 75 percent of patients are more than 40 years old.
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August 28, 2018 - 6:01 pm
The law Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Tuesday is effective immediately.
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