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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