Some Illinois health systems say no to medical marijuana

Screen Shot 2015-08-26 at 1.13.22 AM8/23/15–Patients must have a doctor’s signature to buy medical marijuana in Illinois, but some health systems are forbidding doctors from putting pen to paper because the drug is still illegal at the federal level. Others are cautiously allowing doctors to participate in the pilot program, even conducting training sessions to make sure doctors know their legal responsibilities as gatekeepers. Read