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Illinois House sends Rauner new marijuana decriminalization bill

By Kevin Hoffman, Reboot Illinois

May 19, 2016

Filed under News

Legislation sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner would decriminalize cannabis in Illinois and make possession of small amounts a civil violation punishable by a fine.If the governor signs Senate Bill 2228, people caught in possession of 10 grams...

Lawmakers try to address Rauner’s marijuana decriminalization concerns

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

April 20, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois Senate took another stab at decriminalizing marijuana statewide, approving a measure Tuesday aimed at satisfying Gov. Bruce Rauner's concerns that led him to veto a similar bill last year.The idea is that people c...

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