Chicago’s newest medical marijuana dispensary just opened its doors, but can not yet sell the drug. Employees are still waiting on the dispensary’s official license from the state before they can start selling.
Illinois’ medical marijuana dispensaries opened their doors Monday and have begun processing patients who will receive the first batches of the drug under the state’s four-year pilot programs.
At EarthMed, a dispensary in Addison, the first patient to legally purchase pot, Chris Favela, 19, emerged with a small, opaque canister of a strain called Grape God. He paid $180 for about nine grams of the marijuana.
Cops say they’re really not worried about your back yard marijuana plant. But they’ll still arrest you for it. America’s cops overwhelmingly do not see marijuana as a major threat to their communities, according to results of a survey released this week as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “2015 National Drug Threat Assessment Summary.”
North Dakota’s Secretary of State, Al Jaeger, accepted a petition Monday to put a medical marijuana legalization measure on next year’s ballot, according to a Valley New Live report.