Cancer Patient Battles for Medical Cannabis

“[Illinois] state’s fledgling medical cannabis program has 19 giant cultivation sites, located across Illinois. But those sites serve only about 11,000 patients. That averages about 578 patients for each football-field sized greenhouse growing product.

You would think they would want every patient they could get. But Barbara Schneider says she has been waiting for her medical cannabis card for over five months. And she can’t seem to get anyone to respond to her inquiries. ‘Why does the state have this program if they make it so hard to get what they need?’ she asks….”