Mike Guess, 32, of Belleville, is an Air Force veteran who suffers from severe pain caused by damaged back disks and fibromyalgia. Guess was able to obtain an Illinois medical marijuana card, which will enable him, he hopes, to quit taking the many different pills he takes daily that have been prescribed by the VA.
Mike Guess, 32, of Belleville, is an Air Force veteran who suffers from severe pain caused by damaged back disks and fibromyalgia. Guess was able to obtain an Illinois medical marijuana card, which will enable him, he hopes, to quit taking the many different pills he takes daily that have been prescribed by the VA. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com
Mike Guess, 32, of Belleville, is an Air Force veteran who suffers from severe pain caused by damaged back disks and fibromyalgia. Guess was able to obtain an Illinois medical marijuana card, which will enable him, he hopes, to quit taking the many different pills he takes daily that have been prescribed by the VA. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com

‘Some actual relief’: Illinois veterans seek access to medical cannabis

January 30, 2016 1:37 PM