While campaigning for governor, Bruce Rauner said, “The application process for medical marijuana should not be held in secret where insiders win and taxpayers lose; it should be open and transparent.”
But now, lawyers for the state are fighting to keep from having to turn over information about exactly those bids.
A Rauner spokeswoman said the the state is simply “complying with the rules set forth in the Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.”
The issue will come to a head Wednesday in a Cook County court
room as part of a significant lawsuit. [Read more at the Chicago Sun-Times]
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