Question: Will children who suffer from epilepsy be able to use medical marijuana once the new Illinois law goes into effect? Answer: Yes. Beginning in early 2015, a new Illinois law will allow the use of medical marijuana to provide relief for those suffering from epileptic seizures. Adults will be able to smoke the substance, but children will need to take a non-smokable form. For more information about Illinois law, visit www.illinoislawyerfinder.com. If you have a legal question, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.