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Illinois House Considers Cannabis to Fight Opioids

The Senate's approved the idea. But Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has fought previous efforts to expand medical marijuana.

Here’s What Really Happens to Drug Dogs in Legal Cannabis States

No, cannabis legalization does not mean mass execution of K-9 units. We checked.

Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20: Illinois & Michigan Cannabis Deals

Find some of the best 4/20 deals on cannabis products and accessories in Illinois and Michigan dispensaries with the Leafly Buyer’s Guide to 4/20.

‘I Was Wrong and Not Informed’: The Week in Cannabis Quotes

From self-reflective rock gods to hemp-friendly senate majority leaders, here are the week's most notable cannabis quotables.

Chicago Voters Embrace Cannabis Legalization in a Big Way

63% of voters in Cook County send a message to the state: End prohibition now.

Illinois Governor Candidates at Odds on Marijuana Use

Illinois Democratic candidates for governor say it's time for the state to legalize adult-use cannabis, while Republican candidates oppose the idea.

Illinois Senate Approves Marijuana Ballot Question

Illinois voters would be able to say whether they support legalizing adult-use cannabis under a proposal lawmakers have approved.

Illinois Appeals Adding ‘Pain’ as Medical Marijuana Qualifier

The appeal comes weeks after a Cook County judge ordered the state to add "intractable pain" to its list of qualifying medical conditions.

Illinois Pain Patients Must Have Medical Marijuana Access, Judge Rules

The decision could open access to medical cannabis to thousands of patients seeking a safer alternative to dangerous opioids.

Illinois: Cook County Voters to See Marijuana on March Ballot

County commissioners voted unanimously to put the advisory referendum on the ballot. It could help state lawmakers decide whether to push state legislation.

PBS Travel Host Urges Illinois to Legalize Cannabis

"Marijuana is here to stay," travel guru Rick Steves said. States can either build more prisons to lock up drug users or "figure out a better solution."

Illinois Legislature Considers Cannabis Legalization Pros and Cons

Law enforcement officials and drug-policy experts took sharply differing stands Wednesday on whether Illinois should legalize general use of marijuana.

Cards Against Humanity ‘Weed Pack’ Will Help Fund Legalization

The cheeky card game Cards Against Humanity recently added a so-called Weed Pack to its product lineup, with profits supporting legalization.

State of the Leaf: Colorado Bans Co-ops, May Shelter Cannabis From Feds

State of the Leaf is Leafly’s weekly roundup of legalization news from around the nation and the world.

Illinois Lawmakers, Advocates Join to Boost Legalization Effort

Illinois lawmakers are joining forces with state and national advocates to push a proposal to regulate and tax cannabis for adult use.

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