An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.
Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.
On one side will be the executive director of Show-Me Cannabis; on the other is president of the Missouri Narcotics Officers Association.
Authorities say more than 1,000 cannabis plants, with a value of up to $1 million, were discovered during a helicopter operation Tuesday.
“This petition will allow Springfield voters to instruct the government that the police have more important tasks than arresting people for possession of small amounts of cannabis,”
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he supports a plan to allow police to issue tickets to people caught with a small amount of marijuana.