Feb 20 2015

Bills filed to decriminalize & legalize cannabis

A number of bills have been filed so far in the General Assembly looking to reduce or eliminate penalties for small amounts of cannabis. House Bill 218 would create a regulatory offenses for those found in possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis.  The fine would be $100 House Bill 1432 would make possession more »

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Feb 02 2015

Gov. Rauner Issues Medical Cannabis Business Licenses

Gov. Rauner awarded most of the medical cannabis business licenses.  Although a few districts/applicants are under review many of the licenses have now been issued.  For a complete list of those who were awarded licenses to grow and sell medical cannabis in Illinois visit the link below. http://chicago.suntimes.com/politics/7/71/339015/rauner-announces-can-grow-sell-medical-marijuana-illinois https://www.scribd.com/doc/254509648/Permit-and-License-Awardees-Feb-2015

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Jan 27 2015

Our Media Work & Our Message

Illinois NORML has participated in over 20 interviews and news stories since January 1, 2015.  Despite all this media attention we still need help getting our message out that ending cannabis prohibition is the best way for patients to get access to medicine, restoring liberty and creating jobs.  Please help us spread this message by more »

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Jan 16 2015

Media Alert: Illinois Patients beg for The Medical Cannabis Pilot Program

                          Illinois Patients beg for The Medical Cannabis Pilot Program    On January 20, 2015 at 1:30pm,  Mother Earth Holistic Health will be having a press conference for the patients of Illinois. MS Patients Julie Falco, Marla Levi and other patients will be begging more »

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Jan 12 2015

Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Members Announced

Gov. Quinn appointed some of the members of the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board before leaving office Monday January 12, 2015.  The Board will oversee the process of adding new conditions to the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program.  The Board consists of 16 members appointed by the Governor, including the following: One medical cannabis patient advocate or more »

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Jan 12 2015

No Medical Cannabis Business Licenses Awarded Yet

As Governor Quinn left office and Governor Rauner took over the fate of the medical cannabis program is still in limbo.  Patients have been applying since September 1, 2014 but the businesses that are competing to get awarded the licenses still do not know if they will be able to start producing or distributing the more »

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Jan 02 2015

Update: Feb. 1 new event date – Bone Thugs n Harmony to do benefit show for IL NORML

They are the greatest hip hop group ever assembled and for the first time ever, The Scott Emo Show will host Layzie Bone, Flesh ‘N Bone and Bizzy Bone under one roof. Come kick it with us and see how we get down! Show was made possible by Flesh ‘N Bone Global, Harmony Howse Entertainment, more »

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Jan 02 2015

Petition to add new Medical Conditions is now available

If you would like to add another condition to the list of qualifying conditions to the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program the petition is now available.  Please bring the petition to your doctor to begin the process, without your doctor’s approval and willingness to participate the new condition will not be added.  However it is important more »

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Jan 02 2015

Still No Licenses for Medical Cannabis Businesses

The state of Illinois has failed to meet it’s end of the year deadline for issuing licenses to medical cannabis businesses.  While this is an obvious setback for the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and patients Illinois NORML feels that this should be a sign for us to push even stronger for full legalization that includes more »

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Dec 18 2014

What to Expect at an IL NORML Lobby Day

Before arriving at the Capitol, you will want to know your State Senator and State Representative’s name & Springfield office address and what they look like. Visit http://www.congress.org  and type in your zip code and address. Click on the State Senator and State Representative’s names to view their contact information and pictures.  If you would more »

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