Medical cannabis expo draws crowds to Rock Island 

Overly stressed at work, Rachel Deisenroth recently quit her job at the Quad-City International Airport. The 21-year-old Rock Islander takes medication for her anxiety, but she’s “sick of being on pills for everything.” Curious about the potential benefits of medical marijuana, she attended the Quad-Cities Medical Cannabis Expo Wednesday in Rock Island.…

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The Innovative “Cannabis Means Business” Conference

Cannabis is a serious business. Currently, medical marijuana is legal in 25 states, with several more considering bills. The Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research group, estimates that it’s a $45 billion industry in the US alone. This year, the International Cannabis Association hosted the second-annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition in New York…

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