Tag: Representative Kelly Cassidy

Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis Filed in Illinois

Legislation to legalize cannabis fro everyone 21 and older has been filed in the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives. Senate Bill 316 was filed by Senator Heather Steans (D), and House Bill 2353 was filed by State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Senator Steans was the lead sponsor of a 2016 measure that has since decriminalized …

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Cannabis Decrim Bill Passes Illinois Senate Committee, Already Passed House

Legislation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of cannabis has been approved with a 9 to 3 vote by the Illinois Senate Criminal Law Committee. The bill has already been approved 63 to 53 by the state’s House of Representatives. The proposal – which is now up for a full Senate vote – would …

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Cannabis Legalization and Decriminalization Bills Filed in Illinois

Legislation to legalize the possession and cultivation of recreational cannabis has been filed in the Illinois Senate, and a measure to decriminalize cannabis possession has been filed in the state’s House. House Bill 218, filed by Representative Kelly Cassidy, would make the possession of up to 30 grams of cannabis a $100 ticket with no …

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