2021 Illinois Medical Cannabis Summary Overview

It has been almost seven years since Illinois approved the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act, allowing patients with one of 52+ qualifying conditions to register with the state to obtain cannabis for medical use. Illinois was the 20th state to authorize a legal, medical cannabis program.  As of June 2021, there are now … Continued




Breast Cancer Awareness Month With nuEra Cannabis

nuEra Announces Month-Long “Pre-Rolls for a Cause” Fundraising Initiative to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer Illinois Breast Cancer Awareness Organization Selected to Benefit from Donation Program, nuEra launches “Pre-Rolls For a Cause”, New Partnership with Illinois Women in Cannabis, and More CHICAGO September 22nd–nuEra, one of Illinois’ only vertically integrated cannabis companies wholly owned and … Continued



Curaleaf Deerfield Illinois Dispensary

Andrew is the store manager at Curaleaf in Deerfield, IL.  Andrew has been a part of the cannabis industry and Curaleaf for nearly two years.  His professional background is in retail and consumer product goods.  He is passionate about this plant and how it enhances the quality of lives for individuals in a variety of … Continued


Breathwork to Shut Down the Stress Response

Nicole Mixdorf, Chief Wellness Officer at Balance by Nature, will be sharing valuable tools with us each month for stress reduction, growth mindset, healing, and personal development. Today, she’s sharing How to Instantly Shut Down the Stress Response.


Learn How To Grow Your Own Medical Cannabis In Illinois

Marijuana is becoming widely recognized as a medicinally useful herb to treat many conditions. More people than ever qualify for medical use of cannabis as legislators pass new laws, expanding medicinal marijuana’s use into new states.


Medical vs Recreational Cannabis in Illinois - What is the Difference?

MED VS REC – What is the big deal? Article reviewed by James Samuel, MD. People are asking important questions about medical cannabis versus adult-use cannabis:  Why should I get a medical card? What is the medical vs recreational tax in Illinois? Are prices cheaper with a medical marijuana card? How much does it cost … Continued


Which Conditions Qualify You for an Illinois Medical Marijuana Card?

Which Conditions Qualify You for an Illinois Medical Marijuana Card? Recreational and medical use of marijuana is a highly debated topic in the U.S. Many states legalized the medical use of marijuana, but many still are hesitant to do so. However, Illinois is now among the list of states that legalized both medical and recreational … Continued


How Have Illinois Cannabis Laws Changed Recently?

How Have Illinois Cannabis Laws Evolved? Recently there has been a lot of power behind the cannabis legalization movement. As a result of this push towards the change of Illinois cannabis laws, marijuana is now legal. Despite the new history with cannabis being forged, Illinois wasn’t always this way. Recent Evolution of Illinois Cannabis Laws … Continued


Cannabis And Breast Cancer: Can Patients Benefit?

Cannabis And Breast Cancer: How Cancer Patients In Illinois Benefit From Medical Cannabis 1 in every 8 women in the United States develops invasive breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Even worse, the United States anticipates an estimated 268,600 new cases of breast cancer among women in the year 2019. Finding ways to … Continued


Illinois Recreational Weed Is Here! What Happens Now?

Illinois Recreational Weed Is Here! What Happens Now? This past week, Illinois made history becoming the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use. This serves as a huge win for cannabis lovers across the country as more and more states transition into accepting cannabis consumption. But Gov. J.B. Pritzker didn’t stop … Continued


Is CBD Oil Legal in Illinois?

Is CBD Oil Legal in Illinois? Article reviewed by James Samuel, MD. The wonders of modern medicine are excellent for treating diseases and disorders. But unfortunately, many medications have a laundry list of side effects that may cause you serious discomfort. As a result, you might be considering alternative medicines, such as medical marijuana or … Continued


How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Naperville Illinois?

What You Need to Know Getting A Medical Cannabis Card In Naperville Illinois As of June 30, 2018, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) approved applications for approximately 40,000 qualifying patients (including 274 persons under 18 years of age), since the Medical Cannabis Registry Program began accepting applications on September 2, 2014. With cannabis … Continued


The 5 Most Important Marijuana Laws in Illinois

The 5 Most Important Cannabis Laws in Illinois In 2013 medical marijuana was legalized in Illinois. Though legal, possession of personal amounts is punishable through the payment of a fine. Which of these Illinois Marijuana Laws will have the biggest impact on your life? Get the details below. 1. Illinois Medical Marijuana The law on … Continued


How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Chicago Illinois?

How To Get A Medical Cannabis Card In Chicago Illinois? Article reviewed by James Samuel, MD. As one of now 36 states to have legalized medical marijuana, the Illinois cannabis program allows qualified patients to access and buy their medicine. Medical marijuana patients in Chicago must first get a card that proves their medical needs. … Continued


How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Rockford Illinois

Medical Marijuana (MMJ) in Illinois: The Process For Getting an MMJ Card in Rockford Il. Article reviewed by James Samuel, MD. The fight to bring people access to medical marijuana has been going on since 1996. It is now legal in dozens of states across America. And it’s a big hit! There are almost 146,000 … Continued


Latest Illinois Cannabis News: Medical Marijuana and More

Latest Illinois Marijuana News: Medical Cannabis and More On May 31st, 2019, Illinois made a crucial step toward cannabis legalization in the state of Illinois. General Assembly has passed a marijuana legalization law. It will permit adult recreational use of cannabis and put an end to the era of prohibition. Governor Pritzker has indicated he … Continued


How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois Article reviewed by James Samuel, MD. The U.S. now has dozens of states that have legalized cannabis for patients with a medical marijuana card. Illinois legalized medical cannabis in 2013, and it took years for the program to provide patients with access to treatment. It wasn’t for another … Continued


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