The clock is ticking for Gov. Pat Quinn to make a decision about proposed medical marijuana legislation in Illinois, and supporters are hoping for a signature before the August deadline. Read »
Gov. Pat Quinn says he's reviewing a bill that would legalize the medical use of marijuana. The Chicago Democrat told the City Club of Chicago on Monday he's "open minded" on the issue but wouldn't say if he'll... Read »
Medical marijuana use in Illinois is now in Gov. Pat Quinn's hands after the state Senate approved legislation. Lawmakers voted 35-21 Friday to send the measure to Quinn for final approval. Quinn hasn't signaled... Read »
Simon told The Associated Press her initial reaction wasn't in support but after hearing from people with illnesses she changed her mind. She said it's a tightly-restricted plan. Read »
An Illinois Senate committee has approved a proposal that would allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Read »
Senate to take up proposal, Quinn unsure whether he would sign it. Read »
Bill's sponsor, Rep. Lou Lang, believes he has enough votes for House passage. Read »
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