Quinn expected to sign bill allowing medical marijuana in Illinois

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Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

Illinois will soon join 19 others across the nation in legalizing medical marijuana.

Governor Pat Quinn is expected to sign the legisiation, which would allow sales starting in 2014.

The bill allows up to 2.5-ounces of marijuana every two weeks for seriously ill patents who suffer from specifically-listed medical conditions and have a relationship with their doctor.

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