Illinois residents involved in the state's Medical Cannabis Pilot Program might see action sooner rather than later after Gov. Bruce Rauner approved an issuing of licenses Monday. We talk with WBEZ reporter Susie An who has been talking to people in the business of making money from medical marijuana. And Illinois Public Radio Springfield Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky outlines policy details. Also, we discuss the financial affects of a potential elected CPS school board.
We follow up on the city's single room occupancy and residential hotels ordinance. And talk about how some parents are turning to medical marijuana for their child's illness. Plus, we look at Muslim civil rights post 9/11. Plus, the rock sounds of Archie Powell and The Exports.
We take a look at obesity rates in America and why Illinois ranks 25th in the nation. We also talk about the medical marijuana registration process for the state. Plus, we get a unique take on bluegrass music from three Aussies.