Illinois decriminalized Marijuana! [View all]
Source: MPP Marijuana Policy Project
This afternoon, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed MPPs bill decriminalizing possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana, making Illinois the 21st state to stop jailing marijuana consumers.
This is just the latest victory in the most ambitious year yet for rolling back marijuana prohibition
More than 20 legislatures have already improved their states marijuana policies this year, and voters in as many as 10 more states will vote on sensible marijuana initiatives this November.
Read more: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-illinois-marijuana-decriminalzation-0730-20160729-story.html
Great news. No more jail terms for pot.
This will probably lead to letting a lot of people out of prison, too.