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Here’s where you will (likely) be able to buy legal weed in the Chicago area Jan. 1, 2020


The recreational marijuana bill approved by state lawmakers allows Illinois’ 55 existing medical marijuana shops to buy an additional license and start selling recreational pot next year. Operators of Illinois’ 55 medical dispensaries — 11 of which are in Chicago … Continue reading

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Dozens of Illinois prisoners could be released when governor signs recreational pot bill


Of Illinois’ almost 40,000 inmates housed in state Department of Corrections facilities, a few dozen of them might be eligible for release if the recreational marijuana bill becomes law. According to the Illinois Department of Corrections, as of April 30, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on What Is Driving Gun Violence in Chicago


Here’s a follow-up about low bonds being set for gun offenders arrested in Chicago and Cook County. Of particular interest are the statistics quoted in the article that show how the bond amounts have dropped significantly while the amount of … Continue reading

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