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Medical marijuana to become law tomorrow

Medical marijuana will be legal in Illinois beginning January 1, 2014, after Governor Pat Quinn signs the bill into law tomorrow, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Under the new law, a patient could be prescribed no more than 2.5 ounces of marijuana over a two week period and the patient and prescribing doctor must have had a prior and ongoing medical relationship.

Patients will buy the prescribed marijuana from one of 60 dispensing centers and will not be allowed to legally grow their own.

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4 Comments to “Medical marijuana to become law tomorrow”

    Hal said:
    August 1, 2013 at 1:40 AM

    I stubbed my toe, I think I'll smoke a joint.

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