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Gov. Rauner makes moves on medical marijuana

Illinois passed a medical marijuana law in 2013, but former Governor Pat Quinn left office without making any moves on the four year pilot program. Business owners looking to capitalize on the new law were left waiting for licenses. And patients looking for medical relief were hankering for prescriptions. Bruce Rauner on Monday picked up the ball where former Gov. Quinn left it. Rauner announced that after evaluating the process, licenses will be issued. Illinois Public Radio Springfield Bureau Chief Amanda Vinicky explains what Gov. Rauner’s office outlined for the medical marijuana program. And, WBEZ’s Susie An has the latest on businesses that are now getting their licenses and what lies ahead for them. (Flickr/danbruell)

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