recreational cannabis

Now that the excitement has died down from the advent of legal recreational marijuana in Illinois, health authorities want to remind us of its hazards. The Chief Operating Officer for the Rock Island County Health Department, Janet Hill, says there are a variety of health risks.

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Many Illinois college students will soon be able to buy marijuana, but many campuses will remain drug-free.

Augustana College, Western Illinois University, and Carl Sandburg College will prohibit cannabis on school property. 

state of Illinois

On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly just finished its fall veto session - the House and Senate were busy  even though few, if any vetoes, were actually considered.

Should the city of Moline allow the sale of recreational cannabis when it becomes legal in Illinois next year ? To help answer that question, the city has issued a "request for information."