Breaking down the facts of medical marijuana in Illinois

Breaking down the facts of medical marijuana in Illinois
Breaking down the facts of medical marijuana in Illinois

Breaking down the facts of medical marijuana in Illinois

Gov. Quinn last Wednesday signed into law the bill legalizing medical marijuana in Illinois. Illinois joins 19 other states in legalizing the drug for medicinal purposes, but the restrictions here are pretty strict. We break down the law and questions Illinoisans may have with Chicago Reader’s Mick Dumke, Community Renewal Society’s Rev. Al Sharp and Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police John Kennedy. Photo: Flickr/it was 3 a.m