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Medical Marijuana Passes IL House, Moves to Senate

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By a vote of 61 to 57, the Illinois House on Wednesday approved the use of medical marijuana to patients with specific terminal illnesses or debilitating medical conditions. The legislation proposes a four-year pilot program that would require background checks for caregivers and patients, with a two-point-five ounce limit per patient per purchase. The measure now moves to the state Senate.
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