A house committee this past week approved House Bill 1, which, if passed, would make medical marijuana legal in Illinois.
The Illinois House and Human Services Committee approved 11-4 Wednesday a bill that could make medical marijuana legal in the state, the Associated Press reports. The bill will now move onto the full House for a vote, according to the AP. The House has denied similar legislation in the past. The current legislation would allow patients over 18 years old and suffering from specified illnesses and conditions to obtain marijuana, according to the Huffington Post. There are currently 18 states—as well as Washington, D.C.— that allow medical marijuana
Check out these local locations to bring back expired or unwanted prescription pills this Saturday for National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Expired and unused prescription bottles are the number one thing cluttering medicine cabinets and bathrooms everywhere. The report was made yesterday at Southeast Butler-Jones University. OK, that’s an exaggeration, and we just made up a school name. But if you do have unwanted prescription pills and are looking to dispose of them safely then you may be in luck. National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is this Saturday, April 28, and a lot of our local police are hosting collections. Basically, you drop off your old meds safely for free. Here is a link to a variety of drop off locations around Wilmette and Kenilworth. At quick glance, here are a few landmark locations: Like us on Facebook!