Update on November 4, 2015
SPRINGFIELD – An estimated 26,300 individuals 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, almost 4,300 have submitted a complete application. IDPH has approved applications for 3,300 qualifying patients and 20 persons under 18 years of age. IDPH began mailing medical cannabis registry identification cards to registered qualifying patients and caregivers on October 30.