Medical Marijuana Legalized for Epileptic Children in Illinois

July 21, 2014 2:40 PM

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On this past Sunday, the Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law that will allow children and adults suffering from epilepsy to use medicinal marijuana.

"This new law will help alleviate the suffering of many adults and children across the state," Quinn said in statement. "Epilepsy is a debilitating condition, and this much-needed relief will help to reduce some of its symptoms for those who endure seizures."

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