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State senator draws high numbers for weed symposium

State senator draws high numbers for weed symposium

Hector Cervantes, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Recreational marijuana legalization was center stage in the Levan Center during Students for Sensible Drug Policy’s (SSDP)  jam-packed symposium in which they hosted Heather Steans, one of the state senators who cosponsored the senate bill that would, if passed, legalize recreational marijuana in...

What is at stake with marijuana legalization

What is at stake with marijuana legalization

Zoe Krey

April 5, 2015


Filed under Opinions

Marijuana legalization seems to be more than just another issue for the millennial generation. By the way Barack Obama responded to the question of the drug’s legalization last month, it is clear that this issue weighs heavily on the minds of the younger population. Read More »...

Medical marijuana stirs pot in East Lakeview

Danielle Harris

November 16, 2014


Filed under Metro, News

The address 2843 N. Halsted St. has remained empty for years after the last business that called it home closed its doors in 2010. That vacancy may soon be filled thanks to a proposal by Chicago-based company MedMar Inc. to build a medical marijuana dispensary at the Lakeview location. Read More »...

Philadelphia largest city to decriminalize pot

Philadelphia largest city to decriminalize pot

Kevin Gross

October 19, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

Decision could have ramifications in health-oriented drug policy The City of Brotherly Love just made waves in the world of drug policy as they passed a marijuana decriminalization policy that took effect on Oct. 20 becoming the largest city in America to do so. Read More »...

AP: Mayor Emanuel calls for Illinois to reform drug laws

AP: Mayor Emanuel calls for Illinois to reform drug laws

The Associated Press

September 23, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked state legislators Tuesday to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense. He said the city has shown it is possible to reduce penalties for small...

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