Cannabis Dispensary Opens In Oak ParkA medical cannabis dispensary opened Friday in downtown Oak Park.
Rauner Signs Legislation Reducing Pot Penalties In IllinoisRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that makes marijuana possession in small amounts punishable only with fines and no jail time.
Illinois Bill Would Decriminalize Small Amounts Of MarijuanaA person found with a relatively small amount of marijuana would not face criminal charges under a bill making the rounds in Springfield.
Former Bears QB Jim McMahon Joins Marijuana Legalization PanelMcMahon spoke at the Southwest Cannabis Conference in Texas on Sunday.
In Illinois, Users Pay A Premium For Good PotThe price of quality marijuana in Illinois ranks among the highest in the United States.
Police Investigate Video Of Child Apparently Smoking PotChicago police have launched an investigation of a video that appears to show a child of about 4 or 5 smoking marijuana.
Is Marijuana Addictive?With many states now pushing for the legalization of marijuana, its potential as an addictive substance is hotly debated. Advocates claim that the drug is not addictive, while opponents commonly label it as a gateway drug.
South Loop Traffic Stop Nets More Than $200K In DrugsOfficers in the Chicago Police Department’s Bicycle Unit pulled a man over after they saw him talking on a cellphone while at a stoplight in the South Loop during the Thursday evening rush hour, police said.
Gov. Rauner Kicks Marijuana Bills Back To Lawmakers, With ChangesIt's not clear whether state lawmakers will try to override the governor's action, which in part stiffens fines for pot possession.
Robbery Suspect, Teen Arrested In Search For Drugs At Elgin HomeA search of a northwest suburban home turned up drugs and ammunition Wednesday night, leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy as well as an Elgin man wanted in a separate armed robbery investigation.
Lake County Deputies Seize $230K, More Than 50 Pounds Of MarijuanaRoger L. Lambrecht, 43, was arrested in unincorporated Lake County after a specialized gang task force unit executed a search warrant at his home in the 31000 block of Pineview Boulevard, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.
Four Cops Charged With Lying Under Oath In Drug CaseFour police officers – three from Chicago, and one from Glenview – have been charged with felony perjury, for allegedly lying under oath in a drug case last year.