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Information session on medical marijuana set for Jan. 11 in Plainfield

The Plainfield Public Library will host an information session on medical marijuana in Illinois on Jan. 11, 2020.
The Plainfield Public Library will host an information session on medical marijuana in Illinois on Jan. 11, 2020.

Those wishing to learn more about medical marijuana in Illinois will have an opportunity to next month at the Plainfield Public Library District.

There will be an information session about the basic facts and science behind medical marijuana, and the law and application process for use in the state at the library on Saturday, January 11.

The information session will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the library at 15025 S. Illinois St. in Plainfield.

The state runs a Medical Cannabis Patient Program.

To qualify for the program, individuals must be an Illinois resident, have a qualifying debilitating medical condition, have a signed physician certification, be at least 18, not hold a school bus permit or Commercial Driver's Licence and not be an active duty law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer or firefighter.

To learn more about the MCPP, go to the Illinois Department of Health's website.

Register for the event online at the Plainfield Public Library website.

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