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Public pot consumption will only be allowed at dispensaries and smoke shops — dashing hopes of bars and restaurants


Pot dispensaries and special smoke shops will be the only place you can publicly consume marijuana next year under a change to state law approved by lawmakers Thursday. After criticism from health advocates, lawmakers moved to curtail provisions in the … Continue reading

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Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Autism As Well As Other Conditions


Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.  “As we continue to reform state government so that … Continue reading

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Needle Exchange Legislation Adopted By Illinois will litter streets, playgrounds with dirty needles, reports show


Dirty needles littering Illinois sidewalks and playgrounds will almost certainly be one of the side effects of legislation establishing a statewide needle exchange program for intravenous drug users, news reports of exchange programs in other states show. The bill, SB … Continue reading

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Three dead after smoking fake weed laced with rat poison


Another 100 people have suffered from severe bleeding and several have tested positive for a lethal ingredient used in rat poison in Illinois. — Read on metro.co.uk/2018/04/12/three-dead-smoking-fake-weed-laced-rat-poison-7460430/

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Can A Condo Association Stop An Owner From Smoking Marijuana?


  The legalization of the possession and usage of  recreational marijuana poses some real challenges for  condo owner association boards. Among others, the challenges include:   complying with both state and federal law addressing the differences between recreational and medical … Continue reading

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E-cigarette explodes in teen’s mouth, breaks jaw and teeth


A teenage boy was left with a broken mouth, a hole in his chin and damaged teeth after an electronic cigarette exploded in his mouth. 17-year-old Austin arrived at the Primary Children’s Hospital hours after the e-cigarette burst inside his … Continue reading

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Pregnancy No Bar To Pot Smoking


PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING MORE POT: Marijuana use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the … Continue reading

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How Will Legal Pot Work in the Workplace?


With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading

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Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.


Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading

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Illinois Pot Industry Buzzing With Union Drives—-Union Label on Weed


The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor. Legislation (H.B. 1438) legalizing cannabis for recreational use Jan. … Continue reading

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