Medical Pot Applications Exceed Expectations


By Thursday, however, that number was above 2,000. This is a promising sign that the program is on track to fulfill its key purpose alleviating the pain and suffering for thousands of Illinoisans,” Morgan said in a statement issued Friday morning. The agency began accepting applications Tuesday from people whose last names begin with A through L. Applicants with names beginning with M through Z have to wait to submit an applications until Nov. 1. Public health spokeswoman Melaney Arnold said the online application process has been working well. And, she said, the higher number of applicants is not expected to slow down the approval process.

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