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Illinois’ Full Senate Approves Bill to Decriminalize Cannabis

Illinois’ full Senate gave approval today to a bill that would replace criminal penalties with a civil fine for the possession of small amounts of cannabis. The vote was 40 to 14. Senate Bill 2228, which was introduced by Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago), would make the possession of up to 10 grams of cannabis a …

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Alaska Officials Vote to Allow On-Site Cannabis Consumption at Retail Outlets

By Associated Press The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska’s recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug. The 3-2 vote by the Marijuana Control Board also changed the definition of the …

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