medical marijana http://wuis.org en Plan Would Expand Use Of Medical Marijuana http://wuis.org/post/plan-would-expand-use-medical-marijuana <p>Legislation that would allow minors and those with epilepsy to use medical cannabis in Illinois is one step closer to law. &nbsp;</p><p>A Senate committee passed the proposal on Tuesday without opposition. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 21:14:11 +0000 Sean Crawford 21621 at http://wuis.org Plan Would Expand Use Of Medical Marijuana Medical Marijuana Business Symposium This Weekend http://wuis.org/post/medical-marijuana-business-symposium-weekend <p>Illinois recently approved the use of medical marijuana.&nbsp; For some, this is a health issue.&nbsp; For others, it's business.&nbsp;</p><p>The National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a<a href="http://thecannabisindustry.org/symposia/mw"> day long event</a> Saturday in the Chicago area to prepare investors and entrepreneurs about the emerging opportunity.</p><p>Chris Bochenski is with Quantum 9, a medical marijuana consulting and technology firm.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:45:49 +0000 Sean Crawford 7694 at http://wuis.org Medical Marijuana Business Symposium This Weekend Durbin: Wait, Watch Before National Medical Marijuana Policy http://wuis.org/post/durbin-wait-watch-national-medical-marijuana-policy <p>Medical marijuana may be legal in his home state, but the number two Democrat in the U.S. Senate says that shouldn't be a national policy. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>It'll be awhile before patients with certain diseases will actually be able to use pot to ease their symptoms - the Illinois law doesn't take effect until January, and state regulators have to put rules in place.</p><p>Even so, clinics &nbsp;- including one in Chicago &nbsp;- are already beginning to open.</p><p>Of course, it defies federal law.</p><p>U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he's not ready for the feds to change course.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:52:23 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 6929 at http://wuis.org Durbin: Wait, Watch Before National Medical Marijuana Policy