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PTSD, Terminal Illness Now Qualifying Medical Cannabis Conditions in Illinois

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has signed Senate Bill 10 into law, expanding the state’s medical cannabis pilot program while adding post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and terminal illness as qualifying medical cannabis conditions. Under the new law the deadline for the state’s medical cannabis pilot program (which began in 2014) would be extended from 2018, …

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Illinois Governor to Sign Bill Adding PTSD, Terminal Illness as Medical Cannabis Conditions

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner will soon sign into law a bill that would expand the state’s medical cannabis program, including adding post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and terminal illness as qualifying conditions, his spokesperson tells us. Senate Bill 10, in addition to adding the above-mentioned conditions, would expand the deadline for the state’s medical cannabis …

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Illinois: Medical Cannabis Expansion Bill Passes State House, Governor Reverses Opposition

Legislation to expand Illinois’ medical cannabis program by extending it for two years and adding extra qualifying conditions has been passed by the state’s full House of Representatives. The proposal, introduced by Representative Lou Lang (D-Skokie), was passed with an 86 to 27 vote. Under the proposed law, the state’s medical cannabis pilot program – …

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Florida Senate Committee Unanimously Passes Medical Cannabis Bill

Florida’s Senate Health Policy Committee voted 8 to 0 Tuesday to approve Senate Bill 7066, a proposal to greatly expand upon a medical cannabis bill approved by state lawmakers – and signed by Governor Rick Scott – in 2014. The bill has already been approved by the Senate Regulated Industries Committee. In July, Governor Rick …

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