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Illinois Medical Marijuana

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Video: Illinois Medical Marijuana Prospects Brighten Due to GOP Cooperation, Lou Lang Says

(Skokie, IL) — April 21, 2011. Illinois House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) today said that strengthened provisions in his proposed medical marijuana legislation and enhanced cooperation from Republican House leadership has created “excellent” chances for the bill’s passage in the next few weeks. Continue reading »

House Panel Approves Illinois Medical Marijuana Legislation

(Springfield, IL) – March 9, 2011. An Illinois House panel today voted to approve the use of medical marijuana for individuals who suffer from chronic pain and debilitating medical conditions, such as Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS, and cancer. Continue reading »

Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Fails 53-59

(Springfield, IL) – November 30, 2010. House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) today witnessed the Illinois medical marijuana legislation, which he has championed for two-years, fall short in an Illinois House vote today, losing 53-59-1. Continue reading »

Illinois Medical Marijuana Bill Passage Prospects Good, Says Rep. Lou Lang

(Springfield, IL) – November 29, 2010. House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) today said that he will call medical marijuana legislation for a vote in Illinois House on Tuesday. Continue reading »

Illinois Legislature: Illinois State Police Reverse Opposition to Medical Marijuana Legislation, Say Senator Bill Haine and Rep. Lou Lang

(Springfield, IL) – May 6, 2010.  State Senator William Haine (D-Alton) and House Deputy Majority Leader Lou Lang (D-Skokie) yesterday announced a huge step forward toward the approval of medical marijuana use in Illinois. The Illinois State Police is no longer opposed to the legislation. Woe. This is a big deal. After meeting with Lang … Continue reading »

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