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Shamay Flaharty, of Lewiston, Ill., who has multiple sclerosis and is hoping cannabis will help ease her pain and headaches, meets with Eric Sweatt, partner and manager of Salveo Health and Wellness, a licensed medical cannabis dispensary, on Oct. 20 in Canton, Ill. Illinois will begin its first medical marijuana sales this week.

Cannabis legislation paused

By Alexander Chettiath | November 2, 2015

Decriminalization of marijuana possession in Illinois may be losing steam as the two bills hoping to do so have lost traction.Both bills looked to decriminalize possession of up to 30 grams for people over the age of 21 and reclassify the possession amounts...

NIU ranked as Business Insider’s 37th most underrated college

By Northern Star staff | January 30, 2015

NIU ranked 37th on a list of the 50 most underrated colleges in America, according to Business Insider. Business Insider compared US News' rankings of the best universities to PayScale's College Salary Report, which ranks colleges based on their graduates'...

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