District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced this week that her office would be clearing tens of thousands of old cannabis convictions.
Recreational marijuana can now be purchased from licensed retailers by anyone over 21 with valid ID in Illinois.
The presidential candidate said that he would not push to legalize marijuana on a federal level if elected as it could be a "gateway drug."
The breath test, named "The Hound," will be able to detect marijuana in the system if it has been smoked or ingested within the last three hours—known as "the peak impairment window."
Former Congressman Dana Rohrabacher told TMZ that he expects the U.S. will legalize marijuana use for all Americans in the next three years.
The historic bill will clear records and give license precedence to Black and Latinx growers.
The Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and the Senate House Minority Leader have teamed up to reintroduce a measure that will legitimize pot use.
Black New York Lawmakers Refuse To Push Legalization Of Marijuana Unless People Of Color Also Benefit From Industry Growth
Lawmakers are worried the state's proposal to legalize weed “could perpetuate the racial inequality fostered under current drug laws.”
State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby joins with prosecutors nationwide who have opted out of prosecuting low-level marijuana cases and vacating old marijuana convictions.