The U.S. House Judiciary Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee held a hearing to discuss various legislative proposals to allow states to set their own cannabis policies without fear of federal interference.Read More
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (CRTA) into law, making Illinois the 11th state to legalize cannabis. Illinois will become the second state to legalize cannabis possession via the legislative process and the first to legalize retail sales legislatively.Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a measure 267-165 that is intended to prevent the federal government from interfering with state laws regulating marijuana for all purposes, including adult use.Read More
A bill that would legalize and regulate cannabis for adults in Illinois — The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (CRTA) — has received final approval from state legislators and is now headed to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who is expected to sign it.Read More
The plain and simple truth is that alcohol fuels violent behavior and marijuana does not ... alcohol contributes to literally millions of acts of violence in the United States each year. It is a major contributing factor to crimes like domestic violence, sexual assault, and homicide. Marijuana use, on the other hand, is absent in that regard from both crime reports and the scientific literature. There is simply no causal link to be found.