In an effort to fight the epidemic of addiction and overdoses, the governor of Illinois just signed the Alternative to Opioids Act.
Ashley's Law passed the Illinois House and Senate with nearly unanimous support before Gov. Rauner signed it into law.
An impressive performance by the local drug-sniffing dog.
An 11-year-old's case leads to big changes as Illinois lawmakers vote to give kids access to medical marijuana in school.
After four deaths, Illinois' Senate is looking into banning all forms of synthetic marijuana.
The Illinois Senate votes to give medical marijuana to opioid addicts. But will access be enough to defeat addiction?
Now that a fourth person in Illinois dies after using synthetic cannabis, can people start taking this threat to public safety seriously?
Is a 71-year-old woman charged with selling synthetic marijuana bringing us closer to getting these dangerous substances off the streets?
The threat of dangerous synthetic cannabis has spread to five states, prompting health departments to go full force.
A lethal anticoagulant found in people who used "Spice" could explain why the death count from synthetic cannabis consumption keeps rising in Illinois.