27 04, 2018

State Senate OKs marijuana as an opioid alternative

By | 2018-04-27T15:54:17+00:00 April 27th, 2018|

Illinois lawmakers are turning to marijuana to fight opioid abuse. The Senate voted 44-6 on Thursday to allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids. Those addicted to opioids would also be eligible to apply for a medical card to use marijuana. The proposal now would need [...]

23 04, 2018

Automatic voter registration big step forward

By | 2018-04-23T17:51:50+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

"Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves, and the only way they could do this is by not voting." -- President Franklin D. Roosevelt ILLINOIS soon will join the ranks of states making it easier for eligible citizens to register [...]