Day: June 28, 2012

Cannabis and Cannibalism: The Return Of Reefer Madness In The Media?

As I told staff this morning in an email, last night and this morning have been surreal being inundated with media requests for interviews on two totally disparate topics related to cannabis: -Chicago moving forward with cannabis decriminalization for possession -Media headlines (and some experts’ claims) that cannabis might have caused a guy to kill and chew his victim’s face off Talk about one topic being ‘good’, the other one being ‘bad’ (if not totally bizarre)! It is one thing for the media to report on the toxicological results from […]

Marijuana Decriminalization in Chicago

Chicago to Decriminalize Marijuana

The Chicago City Council passed — by a vote of 43 to 2 — an ordinance today that will decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. People caught with less than half an ounce of marijuana may now be given a ticket rather than be arrested. The fine will be $250 at first, […]