Update on August 5, 2015

​SPRINGFIELD - Approximately 23,700 citizens have started the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program patient registry application process since the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) began accepting applications on September 2, 2014. Of those, approximately 3,500 have submitted a complete application. IDPH has issued 2,800 approval letters to register qualifying patients. Ten applications for persons under 18 years of age have been approved.