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Q&A: How To Clear Your Cannabis Arrest Record Without Waiting For Automatic Expungement
Nearly half a million cannabis arrest records were expunged in the first year of recreational ... Story Tags: Gov. JB Pritzker issued 9,219 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Thursday, New ...
Illinois sitting on $62 million in cannabis revenue meant to foster businesses and help neighborhoods hurt by poverty and violence
Despite promises that cannabis legalization in Illinois would fund more minority business participation and neighborhood improvements, the state has yet to spend $62 million collected for those ...
Lake County Board Reconsiders Regulating Recreational Marijuana
The one-year moratorium on adult-use cannabis businesses in unincorporated Lake County is set to expire Feb. 10.
Bill creating 75 more pot shops dies in Springfield, yet another failure in bid to diversify white weed industry
Illinois lawmakers have again come up short in helping owners of color open cannabis dispensaries in Illinois.
Cannabis Legislation in Key States: Montana Voters Approve Legalizing Marijuana for Recreational Use
Montana joined Arizona, New Jersey, and South Dakota in legalizing recreational cannabis use. Montana voters approved a pair of ballot initiatives on November 3, the Mariju ...
Legal marijuana sales in Virginia could start in less than 2 years under Northam’s new proposal
Gov. Ralph Northam’s administration on Wednesday unveiled legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Virginia, proposing a 21 percent state tax on the drug and a licensing program ...
Michigan Prosecutor Won’t Pursue Most Marijuana Or Psychedelics Cases, ‘Regardless Of The Amount’
A county prosecutor in Michigan announced on Tuesday that his office will not be pursuing charges over possessing marijuana or entheogenic substances like psilocybin and ayahuasca—”regardless of the ...
Legislators hope to add 2nd weed lottery
But just 22 of more than 700 applicants achieved perfect scores and qualified for a lottery tiebreaker in an evaluation process now viewed as flawed. Both unsuccessful and successful candidates sued, ...
Pamela Althoff: Proud of marijuana law's success
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly took a bold step last year, creating and signing into law the country’s most progressive and equitable adult-use cannabis law and laying ...
Pandemic, social unrest, statehouse scandals top state's 2020 stories
It was a year like no other, and one most Americans would just as soon forget, but 2020 is sure to last in the history books as one of the most tumultuous in modern history. It was a year when face ...
492,129 cannabis records expunged, says Pritzker
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday announced 492,129 thousand non-felony cannabis related arrest records have been expunged at the state level by the Illinois State Police. The announcement comes four ...
Pandemic, social unrest among top 2020 stories
It was a year like no other, and one most Americans would just as soon forget, but 2020 is sure to last in the history books as one of the most tumultuous in modern history.