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Marijuana Decriminalization

Police not writing many marijuana tickets

CHICAGO | A Chicago alderman who predicted that an ordinance allowing police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana would bring in as much as $7 million wants to know why after 14 months the city has collected less than $70,000.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

“For First Time, Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban.” That was the headline in July 2011 as cigarette bans swept the country. In 2000, just one major U.S. city banned smoking at work sites, restaurants and bars. As of last year, 60 percent of the 50 largest cities did, including In…

June 05, 2013 12:00 am

Tallian's pot decriminalization bill likely won't be heard in Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is upset Indiana will not be joining the increasing number of states that have decriminalized possessing small amounts of marijuana.

February 16, 2013 6:53 pm
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