Synthetic Marijuana

NU Prohibits Pot Use For Students On Colorado Ski Trip

Northwestern University’s annual Colorado ski trip has sold out for the first time. But as WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports live, those who hope to use it as an excuse to “get high” legally are getting a warning.


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Aurora Man Charged With Punching Cop To Avoid Pot Arrest

A west suburban Aurora man was charged with aggravated battery of a police officer Wednesday afternoon after police attempted to chase down several men believed to be using marijuana, the Beacon News reports.


Brandon Biggs, 23, has been charged with possession of cannabis with intent to deliver, possession of cannabis/candy with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said. (Credit: Elmhurst Police)

Elmhurst Man Arrested For Selling Candy-Laced Cannabis

An Elmhurst man has been arrested for selling cannabis, some laced with candy, to customers in the western suburb.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Might Want To Throw Your Pot Away Before Dealing With Security

Some security check points force patrons to empty their pockets, remove their belts and shoes, and undergo a frisking.

670 The Score–02/09/2012

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Anonymous Tip Leads Cops To 7,000 Pounds Of Pot

An anonymous tip led police to a warehouse in the Englewood neighborhood and the discovery of about 7,000 pounds of cannabis hidden among pallets of cilantro.


Will County authorities survey the damage Saturday after a car plowed through a Lockport Township house, killing an occupant. (CBS)

Occupant Of Pot-Growing House Killed When Car Crashes Through Front

A 28-year-old Lockport Township man was killed Saturday when a neighbor’s runaway car crashed into his home, where first-responders found marijuana growing.


Ryan Geru and Christopher Newman were each charged with a Class X felony for manufacturing cannabis, and two lesser felonies for possession and for criminal fortification of a residential home. (Credit: Cicero Police)

Cops: Home Engineered Into Marijuana Growing Plant

From the outside, the house on West 32nd Street looked like a regular home, but inside “it looked like something out of a bad B-movie,” according to a Cicero police official.


Arnulfo Saldana (left) and Hugo Sanchez have been charged after police found them with more than 800 pounds of cannabis on the Southwest Side.

800 Pounds Of Pot Worth $2.5M Lands Two Men Behind Bars

Two men have been charged after police found them with more than 800 pounds of cannabis on the Southwest Side.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Father, Daughter Charged With Growing Pot

A West Suburban father and daughter are charged with growing pot in their home.


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Nearly 55 Pounds Of Pot Seized By Police

Chicago Police seized around 55 pounds of marijuana and other drugs with an estimated value of more than $450,000.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

Man Charged After Cops Find 63 Pot Plants In Suburban Home

A man accused of growing marijuana in a home in northwest suburban Hampshire was ordered held on $150,000 bond.


Photo Of Marijuana Plants. (AP Photo)

‘Hundreds’ Of Marijuana Plants Seized From House

Cops with a search warrant show up after midnight, find a “couple hundred” pot plants growing inside a South Side home.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Car Trunk Pot (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cops: Man Had 77 lbs Of Pot In Car Trunk

A Chicago man stopped by police was stashing a lot more than jumper cables and an ice scraper in the trunk of his Toyota.


Chang Chen Booking Photo. (DuPage County Sheriff Photo)

Alleged Pot Growing Mastermind Stays In Jail

It turns out that getting bailed out of the DuPage jail only would have put Chang Chen behind bars in Will County. He’s the reputed leader of a $10 million marijuana-cultivating operation.