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Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

Chicago Mayor Introduces Plan for Medical Marijuana Restrictions

On Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a plan that would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries and growing operations would be allowed to open once the new bill goes...
Marijuana Grow the Size of Two Football Fields Discovered in Chicago

Marijuana Grow the Size of Two Football Fields Discovered in Chicago

On Wednesday, police officers began to chop down almost 1,500 marijuana plants that were discovered by helicopter on the South Side of Chicago near Bishop Ford Freeway. Police estimate...
8 Tons of Marijuana Confiscated in Chicago

8 Tons of Marijuana Confiscated in Chicago

On Thursday, Chicago police confiscated over 8 tons of marijuana from a tractor trailer.  Police believe that this seizure will help to curb gang violence in the city. Police...
Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Chicago

Marijuana Possession Decriminalized in Chicago

Today, the Chicago City Council voted 43-3 to decriminalize low level marijuana possession in the city.   With Chicago being the third largest city in the United States, the passing...
Rahm Emanuel Supports Marijuana Decriminalization in Chicago

Rahm Emanuel Supports Marijuana Decriminalization in Chicago

On Friday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shared his support for a marijuana decriminalization proposal that will be voted on by city council members later this month. Under Chicago’s proposed...