Illinois State Lawmakers Still Have Five Big Issues To SettleLawmakers enter final week with most of the big work uncompleted.
Lynwood Police Looking For Owner Of Missing Drugs, $800 CashLynwood police are trying to find the owner of 800 grams of marijuana, 100 tabs of ecstasy and $800 in cash that was found in a repossessed car.
Activists Want Illinois Pot Revenue For Communities Hit By Drug CrimeActivists rallied outside the Illinois Capitol to demand a revenue stream from marijuana sales to communities affected by violence spurred by illegal drug activity.
Mainstream Retailers Embrace Marijuana's Less Taboo CousinRetail sales of CBD consumer products in 2018 were estimated to reach as much as $2 billion, according to Cowen & Co. By 2025, that figure could hit $16 billion in retail sales, the investment firm predicts.
States Move To Legalize CBD To End Confusion Over US RulesThe FDA has oversight of CBD because it is the active ingredient in an approved prescription drug to treat two rare seizure disorders.
Indiana Gov. Holcomb Says He Tried Pot In College, Opposes LegalizationGov. Eric Holcomb says he tried marijuana as a college student, but he doesn't support efforts to allow medical or recreational marijuana use in Indiana.
Illinois Catholic Bishops Oppose Marijuana LegalizationThe bishops say legalization will only add to the country's crisis with illicit drugs and prescription opioids.
JB Pritzker To Be Sworn In As Illinois Governor MondayPritzker will become not just the richest governor, but the richest elected official in the nation when he is sworn in Monday.
More Than $750,000 Worth Of Marijuana Discovered In Calumet Heights Man's PossessionOmar Cano, 41, has been charged after, police say, almost 50 kilograms of suspected marijuana was discovered in his possession.
Hainesville Man Busted For 800 Pounds Of Marijuana In IdahoPolice say 37-year-old Jonathan D. Speckman of Hainesville, Illinois, was taken into custody on Dec. 15 on suspicion of trafficking marijuana.
Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping BoomExperts attribute the jump to newer versions of e-cigarettes, like those by Juul Labs Inc. that resemble computer flash drives and can be used discreetly.
Activist Voices Opposition To Legal Illinois Marijuana SalesDemocrat governor-elect J.B. Pritzker has said he hopes to legalize cannabis soon after he takes office.
Passengers Not Allowed To Bring Legally Purchased Marijuana Through Chicago AirportsCPD said what's legal while boarding in California suddenly becomes illegal upon landing in Illinois where recreational pot is not allowed.
Some Michigan Communities Say No To Marijuana BusinessesVoters last week approved the recreational use of marijuana.
Michigan Voters Approve Recreational MarijuanaSupporters say it will raise roughly $130 million in additional tax revenue each year that will go toward road repairs, schools and local governments. They also say it will allow for greater regulation of pot usage and for the police to focus on more pressing problems.