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Cases challenging executive-judicial standoff on medical cannabis

A handful of cases pending in circuit court are challenging the Illinois Department of Public Health’s reluctance to expand legal access to marijuana for medical purposes.

The Politics of PTSD

When Iraq combat veteran Daniel Paul Jabs petitioned the Illinois Department of Public Health in February 2015 to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the approved condition list for medical cannabis, he submitted his military records, five medical journal articles and his diagnosis of the “panic attacks, flashbacks, nightmares, intrusive memories, hyper-sensitivity to light and noise, over reactive startle responses” and other symptoms that make up his particular form of PTSD.

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Decalogue Society of Lawyers

Founded in 1934, the Decalogue Society of Lawyers is the oldest continually functioning Jewish bar association in the United States. Decalogue maintains a broad range of programs to benefit its members, the Jewish community, the legal community, and the general public.
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