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Illinois Notifies First Medical Marijuana Patient He Has Been Accepted

It is official! The state of Illinois has issued its first medical marijuana program identification cards, and we are thankful that a U.S. Army veteran was the first to receive the wonderful news. Jim Champion, a U.S. Army veteran who suffers from multiple sclerosis and was also the first individual to apply...

More and More People are Growing Marijuana

With more and more Americans feeling the pain of these economic hard times, we are seeing a rise in the middle class folk growing and selling cannabis. Chicago alone is claiming a two fold increase in indoor marijuana grow house busts between 2005 and 2010. It seems people from all walks of life, feeling the...

Chicago Decriminalization, Gary Johnson and Fox News

Chicago Marijuana Decriminalization In Chicago, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been urging authorities to stop arresting people for small-time marijuana possession. She argues that “since the judges routinely and almost universally dismiss such low level drug charges,” arresting...