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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 02, 2014

Data Shows Competition To Start Up Medical Marijuana Facilities

By Amanda Vinicky, With Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

A worker cultivates a special strain of medical marijuana in Colorado Springs.

Entrepreneurs looking to get in on the business side of Illinois' new medical marijuana program are facing fierce competition.  The state has come out with numbers showing just how much. 

Categories: Government, Health






AP - Illinois Public Media News - September 24, 2014

Obama Calls On UN To Dismantle `Network Of Death’

By The Associated Press, with Addtional Reporting from National Public Radio

President Obama addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York Wednesday.

President Barack Obama is telling the United Nations amid a U.S.-led bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that he will build a coalition to "dismantle this network of death.''


NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 23, 2014

Even When Abortion Is Illegal, The Market May Sell Abortion Pills

By Jason Beaubien

The markets of San Salvador, where abortion pills can be purchased,

An ulcer drug is dramatically changing the face of back-alley abortions in developing countries and cutting the rate of material deaths.  Misoprostol is widely available, even where abortion is banned.


Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - September 22, 2014

Callis Fights Back On Residency Question

By Charlie Schlenker

Ann Callis campaigns in Bloomington.

Congressional candidate Ann Callis is lashing out at her opponent’s contention that she doesn’t live in the 13th District.  At a campaign appearance in Bloomington Monday, the Democrat from Edwardsville called those comments from GOP incumbent Rodney Davis ‘an absolute lie.’

Categories: Government, Health, Politics


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