Click here for local radar

Medical marijuana gains support in Illinois

Medical marijuana has gained the support of many, including Illinois’ Lieutenant Governor.

Sheila Simon said she wasn’t originally in support of a bill legalizing medicinal marijuana in Illinois. After hearing from people with illnesses, Simon changed her mind, according to a report by the Q.C. Times.

The proposal allows doctors to prescribe up to 2.5-ounces of medical marijuana for patients who are terminally ill or have medical conditions.

The bill has passed in the Illinois House and is awaiting approval in the Senate.


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,426 other followers