Category Archives: #420day
Public pot consumption will only be allowed at dispensaries and smoke shops — dashing hopes of bars and restaurants
Pot dispensaries and special smoke shops will be the only place you can publicly consume marijuana next year under a change to state law approved by lawmakers Thursday. After criticism from health advocates, lawmakers moved to curtail provisions in the … Continue reading →
Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Autism As Well As Other Conditions
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school. “As we continue to reform state government so that … Continue reading →
While marijuana consumption and possession will become legal for Illinois residents age 21 and older starting Jan. 1, consumption in public places will still be prohibited and employers can continue to set rules for their workplaces. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker … Continue reading →
POT RECORDS WILL BE CLEARED: For decades, getting caught with a small amount of marijuana could put Illinois residents in jail for up to six months and perhaps worse. Gov. Pritzker’s signature on a law legalizing recreational weed includes a … Continue reading →
Another 100 people have suffered from severe bleeding and several have tested positive for a lethal ingredient used in rat poison in Illinois. — Read on metro.co.uk/2018/04/12/three-dead-smoking-fake-weed-laced-rat-poison-7460430/
PREGNANT WOMEN SMOKING MORE POT: Marijuana use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7% of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used marijuana in the … Continue reading →
With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be answered. Here’s what you’re probably wondering… With recreational marijuana becoming legal next year, there are a growing number of questions still to be … Continue reading →
According to the CDC, more than 3.6 million middle and high school students used e-cigarettes over a 30-day span in 2018. That figure includes 4.9% of middle schoolers 20.8% of high schoolers. See the Leyden High School presentation on “vaping”.
Illinois police authorities will be in “a tough spot” when the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal on Jan. 1.
Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program … Continue reading →
The marijuana industry is expected to generate thousands of high-wage jobs in Illinois over the next decade, and there’s a strong chance cannabis growers and sellers will be hiring union labor. Legislation (H.B. 1438) legalizing cannabis for recreational use Jan. … Continue reading →