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Illinois Sees Sharp Rise in Medical Marijuana Applications

Over 20,000 people have recently applied to get medical marijuana cards in the state of Illinois, bringing the total up to 44,000 since 2014.

The 60-year-old Mundelein resident, who said her cancer has metastasized to her bones, said that using medical marijuana helps her not only sleep, but also feel improved mobility with less pain.

Mary Paris, a breast cancer patient, said using medical marijuana has eased her pain and helped her sleep. (Mary Paris)
These days, Mary Paris sometimes eats a gummy bear infused with medical cannabis before bed. She will also use a medical cannabis topical on her body where it hurts, especially during times she plans to be more active.

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Author: Alison Bowen

Date Published: 10/2/2018

Publisher: Chicago Tribune

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