The "war on drugs" has been raging for three decades. Few would argue it's working. With the cartels’ grip on Mexico and drug violence spiking in Central America, many Latin American leaders are fed up. In a few weeks, leaders plan to gather in Guatemala to discuss proposals to legalize drugs.
Chicago Ald. Danny Solis introduced an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana possession this week. If the legislation passed, people caught carrying a small amount of the drug would pay a fine rather than face arrest.
Hmmm, should I go with the silhouette smoking a joint stock photo?Or just go with the generic marijuana plant?Or heck, I'll just show a couple hippies at Woodstock: The City Council is going to vote on decriminalizing pot.
Chicago and Cook County political leaders are urging the city to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.On Thursday, Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey and Chicago aldermen Richard Mell (33rd), Walter Burnett (27th), Danny Solis (25th) and Ariel Reboyras (30th) asked city and cou
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is asking Chicago's police superintendent to stop making arrests for low-level marijuana possession. Preckwinkle says judges generally dismiss those charges involving very modest amounts of illicit drugs.
Authorities say they've seized 3,000 pounds of marijuana in two homes on Chicago's North Side and arrested four suspected members of a major drug ring.In a news release on Wednesday, the Chicago Police Department says its detectives and agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency found about 1,000 pound