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Chicago suburbs adjust to
medical marijuana

Chicago Tribune, by Alexandra Chachkevitch, George Houde

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/28/2014 2:31:01 PM

As state officials enacted the rules that will govern the rollout of medical marijuana in Illinois, dozens of individual communities updated their zoning codes to determine where grow centers and pot stores can and cannot be located. Now, with the state poised to begin accepting applications next month for businesses and patients, many suburbs have moved from the theoretical to the concrete as they consider specific proposals from people who want to grow or sell legal marijuana within town borders. Communities including Naperville, Elgin, Glenview, Woodstock and LaGrange have all been eyed by would-be pot purveyors as potential sites for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 8/28/2014 2:40:10 PM     (No. 9984817)

All these new illegal immigrants could staff these new businesses.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 8/28/2014 3:07:53 PM     (No. 9984850)

Why are people so dumb.

There IS no such thing as medical marijuana. It´s just a big scam. All the dispensaries, with fun party names for the plants, and edibles, and all the people smoking for pictures and having a good gay old time....and not a sickie amongst them.

The same thing will happen there as here--phony doctors write phony prescriptions and there´s your buyers. And the older looking kid in high school will get a phony script and buy for all his buddies back at school, just like what happened at my son´s school.

If you want to have a discussion about the notion of legalizing drugs, that is one thing. But please, stop with this BS about medical marijuana.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 8/28/2014 4:46:13 PM     (No. 9984936)

Actually marijuana can be very effective in treating migraines and the nausea caused by chemotherapy. Just because I don´t smoke it doesn´t mean I have to oppose its use by others.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 8/28/2014 5:38:21 PM     (No. 9985012)

#3, doesn´t matter. My point is that the dispensaries aren´t there selling to sick people. They sell to potheads. The whole medical marijuana scam was created for lo-fo people to think this is some sort of compassionate move.

Who´s behind the push for medical marijuana? Those that profit from it. And the profit is from teen kids and other potheads, not the sick.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida lil, 8/28/2014 7:11:20 PM     (No. 9985082)

agreed but then the users may become so stoned they won´t be able to loot and kill.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dadofboys, 8/28/2014 7:12:26 PM     (No. 9985083)

I have yet to find a medical condition that MM enthusiasts don´t say is treated by marijuana. According to them, it will do everything but give you a pedicure. Perhaps we should just go out to our yard and start drying and smoking every plant we can find. Oh, and by the way, THC tablets, which wont get you high, wont work, of course.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dadofboys, 8/28/2014 7:13:02 PM     (No. 9985084)

And this is just what Chicago needs, right?

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