pot http://wuis.org en 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