Oct 30 2014

Nov. 4, 2014 General Election Endorsements

On Election Day November 4, 2014 the Illinois chapter of the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws officially endorses these candidates for office: US. Senator: Jim Oberweis Congressional Districts: 1: Bobby Rush 2: Robin Kelly 3: Daniel Lipinski 4: Luis Guiterrez 5: Nancy Wade 6: Michael Mason 7: Danny Davis 8: Tammy Duckworth 9: Jan more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/nov-4-2014-general-election-endorsements/

Oct 14 2014

Springfield Fundraiser Oct. 21 & 22

Two day festival with proceeds benefitting Illinois NORML.  Admission is free, but we are asking for donations to support our 2015 legalization efforts!  Illinois NORML is working on legalizing cannabis Illinois in 2015 and we need to start raising money and awareness now.  LINE-UP on Tuesday Dave Littrell Brothers Lazaroff Tom Irwin The Untouchable Force MonDope more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/springfield-fundraiser-oct-21-22/

Oct 01 2014

Info for Medical Cannabis Patients

We have been getting many calls from potential patients seeking more info on enrolling in the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and hope to provide some info and links on this post in addition to our other pages dedicated to info for medical cannabis patients.   Official Website for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program: http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/mcpp/Pages/default.aspx Illinois more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/info-for-medical-cannabis-patients/

Sep 02 2014

Medical Cannabis Patients Can Start Applying to DPH

Medical cannabis patients whose last names begin with the letters A-L can start applying to the State of Illinois Department of Public of Health.  Info for patients and their doctors can be found at www.mcpp.illinois.gov  Patients whose last names begin with the letters M-Z can start applying on November 1 and on January 1, 2015 more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/medical-cannabis-patients-can-start-applying-to-dph/

Aug 27 2014

Gov. Quinn Signs Law for Industrial Hemp Research in Illinois

<Associated Press> Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a law allowing universities and the Illinois Department of Agriculture to study industrial hemp. The Chicago Democrat signed the measure Tuesday creating a pilot program.   Industrial hemp is in the same species as marijuana but has a negligible amount of marijuana’s active ingredient. Hemp can be used more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/gov-quinn-signs-law-for-industrial-hemp-research-in-illinois/

Aug 15 2014

Springfield, IL Reading Group: New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Illinois NORML will be facilitating a reading and study group of Michelle Alexander’s book, the New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. The first meeting for the group will be august 27, 2014 at 5:00PM in the South Carnegie Room of the Springfield Public Library. The reading and study group is a more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/springfield-il-reading-group-new-jim-crow-mass-incarceration-in-the-age-of-colorblindness/

Aug 15 2014

Medical Cannabis Town Halls with Agency Officials

The State has scheduled three town hall meetings throughout the state in order to answer any questions about the applications that may arise from those interested in applying as a patient/caregiver (through the Department of Public Health), for a cultivation center license (through the Department of Agriculture) or for a dispensary license (through the Department more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/medical-cannabis-town-halls-with-agency-officials/

Aug 15 2014

Applications Now Available for Patients & Businesses

The State of Illinois has released the applications for potential medical cannabis patients and those looking to apply for a license to grow or distribute medical cannabis (marijuana) in Illinois.  The applications for Illinois medical cannabis patients can be found on the official website for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program on their August 8 update more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/applications-now-available-for-patients-businesses/

Jul 14 2014

The New Jim Crow Reading Group

Illinois NORML will be facilitating a reading and study group of Michelle Alexander’s book, the New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.  The first meeting for the group will be July 30, 2014 at 5:00PM in the South Carnegie Room of the Springfield Public Library.  The reading and study group is a more »

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/the-new-jim-crow-reading-group/

Jul 11 2014

JCAR Meeting on Tuesday July 15

The Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will meet on July 15 to go over some of the agency rules for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program.  If you would like to attend the details of the meeting are listed below.  MICHAEL A. BILANDIC BUILDING ROOM 600C CHICAGO, ILLINOIS JULY 15, 2014 11:00 A.M   http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/20140715_July%2015,%202014%20Meeting%20Agenda.pdf  

Permanent link to this article: http://illinoisnorml.org/ilnorml/jcar-meeting-on-tuesday-july-15/

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