Epileptic children may now be treated with marijuana in Illinois

July 22, 2014 6:39 PM

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Epileptic children may now be treated with marijuana in Illinois

Children with epilepsy can now legally be treated with medicinal marijuana oil in the state of Illinois.

Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) signed the bill into law Sunday, adding seizures to the list of symptoms that may be treated using the state’s medicinal marijuana program. The bill will also allow epileptic children to qualify for treatment using marijuana extract.

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