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State of Illinois Legalizes Medical MarijuanaSalem-News.com
Illinois takes its place among the US states legalizing medical cannabis.
(CHICAGO) - The state of Illinois, General Assembly, has approved the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act. The natural herb becomes legal under Illinois law for the treatment of a number of debilitating medical conditions.
(h) "Debilitating medical condition" means one or more of the following:
(1) cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Crohn's disease, agitation of Alzheimer's disease, cachexia/wasting syndrome, muscular dystrophy, severe fibromyalgia, spinal cord disease, including but not limited to arachnoiditis, Tarlov cysts, hydromyelia, syringomyelia, Rheumatoid arthritis, fibrous dysplasia, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Arnold-Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia, Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), Parkinson's, Tourette's, Myoclonus, Dystonia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type I), Causalgia, CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type II), Neurofibromatosis, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, Sjogren's syndrome, Lupus, Interstitial Cystitis, Myasthenia Gravis, Hydrocephalus, nail-patella syndrome, residual limb pain, or the treatment of these conditions; or
(2) any other debilitating medical condition or its HB0001 Enrolled LRB098 02716 MLW 32724 b
Public Act 098-0122 treatment that is added by the Department of Public Health by rule as provided in Section 45.
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