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Illinois and its cannabis decriminalization

Illinois could soon become the 17th state where the possession of small amounts of marijuana has been decriminalized. On Thursday, in fact, the Illinois Senate voted 37-19 to approve the legislation that would would bar arrest for the offense.  “Low-level cannabis possession would go from a crime with fines up to $2,500 and up to a year in a jail to penalties likened to ...

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