Illinois doctors could soon start prescribing marijuana to their patients. Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana. He said it’s needed as a source of therapy for those with crippling medical conditions.
Legislation to legalize medial marijuana failed to pass Tuesday in the Illinois House.The bill's sponsor, state Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie), said the bill offers patients who have run out of options a chance to keep food down and relieve pain."Which one of us would say to our parent, 'Sorry, mom.