marijuana http://wuis.org en Public Hearings on Ill. Medical Marijuana Rules http://wuis.org/post/public-hearings-ill-medical-marijuana-rules <p><br />Illinois health officials are planning two public hearings on proposed rules affecting patients who want to use medical marijuana. &nbsp;</p><p>The state's medical marijuana program is a four-year pilot project. The rules under consideration affect how adult patients with specific health conditions will be able to buy marijuana. &nbsp;</p><p>Hearings will be held in Chicago and Springfield. The Chicago hearing will be at the Thompson Center starting at 9:30 a.m. May 5. The Springfield hearing will be on the University of Illinois Springfield campus at 9 a.m. May 21. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:14:31 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 23951 at http://wuis.org Public Hearings on Ill. Medical Marijuana Rules State Legislation Hints At Marijuana Legalization http://wuis.org/post/state-legislation-hints-marijuana-legalization <p>Last year, Illinois approved medical use of marijuana after years of debating the issue.&nbsp;&nbsp; But could Illinois be closer to following the lead of some other states that have given the o-k to recreational use?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Lee Strubinger 23009 at http://wuis.org State Legislation Hints At Marijuana Legalization Colorado Creates Food Safety System For Marijuana Products http://wuis.org/post/colorado-creates-food-safety-system-marijuana-products <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Colorado made history when it opened up <a href="http://kunc.org/post/colorados-mountain-resorts-gear-recreational-marijuana">licensed marijuana retail shops this year</a>. Aside from just legalizing the purchase of smoke-able marijuana, it also means pot brownies have the potential to be big business. Food products infused with marijuana’s psychoactive ingredient, THC, are available in stores across the state.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:13:00 +0000 Luke Runyon 18058 at http://wuis.org Colorado Creates Food Safety System For Marijuana Products