Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a law July twentieth adding children with epilepsy to the state’s young medical cannabis program. The plant’s been used since Biblical times to treat seizure disorders. And thousands of families with really sick kids have moved across the country to access cannabis extracts . Illinois’ Dept of Health begins
enrolling patients in September. Children with epilepsy become eligible in January.
Some good news: CONGRESS has voted TO ALLOW POT BANKING.
That’s “banking”. Not “baking”. Sorry, folks.
It sounds like a boring issue, but it’s not. See, medical and recreational pot shops can’t legally use banks, so they generate millions in cash and become targets for robbery and fraud. Last week, the House of Representatives approved the Henk Amendment, blocking the Treasury Department from penalizing banks who accepted pot cash.
Free weed is now the law of the land in Berkeley California. For years dispensaries have had compassion programs where they give away pot to low income people. Because if …