A new, revised set of proposed rules for Illinois' Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program were released Friday with several changes to policy.
The draft rules will be available for public perusal and comment for 45 days at www.mcpp.illinois.gov before the General Assembly's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules starts its review of the program.
"We've ensured a transparent rulemaking process by offering the public a chance to weigh-in on the proposed medical cannabis rules, even before seeking legislative approval," Illinois Department of Public Health General Counsel and statewide program coordinator, Bob Morgan, said. "The rules make sure Illinois has the nation's strictest safeguards to prevent abuse, while offering relief and help to eligible patients to relieve their suffering."
The following changes were made:
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