Thousands Apply For Medical Pot In First Few Days

September 8, 2014


(Springfield, IL)  --  Thousands of people are trying to get licensed to smoke medical marijuana in Illinois.  The state started accepting applications earlier this week.  Officials say they were expecting a few hundred patients and caregivers to register in the first couple of days, but by the end of Thursday, more than two-thousand people had started the application process.  Those who are approved will be allowed to get two-and-a-half-ounces of medical pot every two weeks.

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