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Illinois Group Prepares for Medical Marijuana Law

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November 7, 2013 — The Illinois chapter of the National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws (NORML) says today it has seminars set for this weekend to discuss medical elements and business aspects of the state’s pending cannibus law.

Illinois’ medical marijuana law takes effect January 1, 2014.  Details of the law are available from the Marijuana Policy Project:  medical marijuana law, Illinois HB1 Bill Summary.

This Saturday, November 9, Illinois NORML will conduct seminars to discuss the State’s medical cannabis law, with separate seminars for patient needs and for business interests.

Illinois NORML says the patient seminar will educate people about the new law, its qualifying conditions, new program expectations, cannabinoids, and how medical cannabis can help treat different conditions, and the business seminar will detail opportunities in the soon-legal medical cannabis industry in Illinois.

Illinois NORML says it worked over the past decade to pass a medical cannabis bill in Illinois to best supports patients and their needs, “Illinois NORML supports House Bill 1 because it legally protects patients and their doctor’s right to choose the best course of treatment for each individual situation and will help thousands of seriously ill people relieve their debilitating symptoms with cannabis.”

Its patient information seminar on will be held from 3-5 p.m. followed by a medical cannabis business seminar from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Chicago in Lombard.

 

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