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After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.    ...

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next

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Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday...
16:32, 06/01/2019

Illinois Becomes 11th State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on recreational marijuana legalization in Illinois (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed legislation m...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-con...
20:16, 06/25/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois would become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state le...
14:16, 05/31/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits r...
14:16, 06/25/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts o...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a ...
13:32, 06/25/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It throu...
18:48, 06/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legaliz...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the...
12:16, 05/04/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.  &...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recrea...
16:32, 07/08/2019

France has no plans to legalize cannabis for recreational use: minister France will not legalize the recreational use of cannabis but could consider authorizing its medical use, Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne said on T...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Majority of New Yorkers back use of recreational marijuana A majority of New York voters back the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in the state even as lawmakers continue to grapple with the i...
07:16, 06/10/2019

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should s...
20:32, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Tilray, Aurora Cannabis sales jump after Canada legalizes recreational marijuana Cannabis producers Tilray Inc and Aurora Cannabis Inc on Tuesday reported a surge in quarterly revenue, boosted by increased demand following the lega...
21:16, 05/14/2019

US lawmakers look to legalize pot in 'historic' marijuana reform hearing U.S. lawmakers weighed reforming pot laws in what advocates called a "historic" hearing Wednesday, with numerous members of Congress saying they wante...
16:32, 07/10/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiation...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.  ...
12:32, 09/07/2019

State lawmakers make last-minute push to legalize marijuana ALBANY — State lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize recreational pot before the official end of the legislative session on June 19. A t...
22:00, 06/15/2019

2020 candidate Seth Moulton says he'd legalize marijuana and boost mental health care for veterans Samantha Lee 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Seth Moulton, a US Marine Corps veteran, joined Business Insider Today for a town hall. Moulton a...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Mobile Sports Betting Is the Moneymaker as More States Legalize As betting with smartphones has rocketed New Jersey to the front of the pack in the sports-gambling race, limits in other states could hamper the nasc...
00:32, 09/03/2019

Illinois County to Use Algorithm to Automatically Expunge Old Marijuana Convictions With a statewide marijuana decriminalization ordinance set to take effect at the start of 2020, Cook County, Illinois is slated to automatically clear...
23:32, 08/28/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes. &...
05:48, 06/01/2019

States reap tax rewards from legalized marijuana sales Colorado, which started selling retail marijuana in 2014, broke the $1 billion tax revenue barrier in five years. In 11 U.S. states that have legaliz...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing pat...
05:00, 09/09/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed ...
06:16, 06/04/2019

Young children getting their hands on marijuana-infused brownies, gummies in legal states, poison control centers say Calls to poison control centers in states where recreational marijuana is legal have skyrocketed. The reason: sweet treats like candies or brownies in...
15:32, 09/18/2019

New advisory warns of the dangers posed to pregnant women and children by marijuana; mysterious lung disease linked to vaping investigated in more than 20 states (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from Su...
03:32, 08/30/2019

From Former Mental Hospital to Recreational Hub Nearly two centuries after it was built, the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum in Columbia is being converted into a mixed-use project known as the BullSt...
05:48, 07/23/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Mexican judge allows recreational cocaine use … for 2 users, reports say In a ruling hailed as a “historic step” for ending the country’s “war on drugs,” a Mexican judge granted two plaintiffs permission to possess, transpo...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Selkirk Recreational Complex sees sunny power boost The City of Selkirk is using the sun's rays to power its Recreational Complex. Solar panels were mounted on the south facing roof for maximum exposure...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Recreational cocaine use approved for two people in landmark decision in Mexico An anti-crime group hopes the decision will push authorities to put more resources towards the prevention of violent crimes.     ...
16:00, 08/21/2019

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in ‘historic’ ruling Bailiff, get the yayo. A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to “possess, transport and use” cocaine — recreationally ...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Colorado’s recreational pot sales rake in $1 billion in revenue Colorado has surpassed experts projects of taxes on the state’s recreational marijuana sales, earning $1 billion in revenue in roughly five year...
09:32, 06/14/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of livi...
11:00, 06/03/2019

New FAA rules for recreational drone flyers introduce temporary no-fly zones and a training requirement Rules that went into effect last week will limit drone flying in previously accessible areas. That limitation should be temporary. Read on to find out...
11:32, 05/22/2019

Retirees are flocking to these 3 states — and fleeing these 3 states in droves New Mexico has the top honor of being the number one retirement destination, according to a study from United Van Lines. Here's what you should k...
17:48, 04/28/2019

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters becaus...
14:32, 06/05/2019

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18:48, 05/02/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Former sex worker: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New ...
14:00, 06/02/2019

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take pla...
22:16, 06/17/2019

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a...
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Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. Ho...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their l...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Arizona governor will decide whether to legalize nunchucks PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona may lift the legal restrictions around owning nunchucks. The House voted Thursday to remove nunchucks from the list of deadly w...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics...
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Maine is 8th state to legalize assisted suicide Maine became the eighth state in the U.S. to legalize medically assisted suicide after Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill into effect on Wedn...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Germany: Hamburg aims to legalize dumpster diving Dumpster diving for food is considered theft in Germany, even if others have thrown the food away. The city of Hamburg wants to decriminalize the act ...
10:16, 05/31/2019

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. &...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth contr...
22:32, 06/12/2019

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. Thi...
18:48, 06/17/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative...
11:32, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Oakland 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Oakland voting to decriminalize magic mushrooms (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Oakland has become the second U.S. ci...
01:32, 06/05/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot ...
16:48, 06/04/2019

We should legalize drinking at 18 to make college life safer Out of 190 countries, only 12 have drinking ages as high as ours. We are keeping company with cool kids on the block like Iraq, Oman and Equatorial Gu...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Cuomo not confident New York will legalize weed this year Gov. Cuomo said he isn’t confident New York will legalize the recreational use of marijuana this year because state lawmakers are getting cold feet. “...
03:32, 05/11/2019

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine becomes 8th state to legalize medically assisted suicide....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a numb...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. ...
06:48, 06/09/2019

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Carl Court/ Getty Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets ...
18:32, 05/17/2019

Thailand to legalize ride-hailing services by early 2020: ministry Thailand has drafted guidelines to regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalize the services by March 2020, the transport ministry said on Fri...
02:00, 09/07/2019

Trump Administration Plans to Legalize Importing Low-Cost Canadian Prescription Drugs (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will set up a system to allow Americans to legally import lower-cost prescription drug...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad ...
02:48, 05/27/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Push to legalize pot deepens partisan divisions in 2020 race Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
03:16, 08/06/2019

Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Legalize Firing LGBTQ Workers for Their Sexual Orientation Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing three major cases on discrimination against LGBTQ workers, the Department of Justice asked the court to legalize an...
17:00, 08/23/2019

Maine assisted-suicide bill reaches governor's desk; would be 8th state to legalize option for terminally ill A Maine bill to legalize assisted suicide advanced to the governor's desk Tuesday after the state Senate backed the proposal one day after passage in ...
07:00, 06/06/2019

Legislation that sparked a brawl in Hong Kong parliament would legalize Chinese kidnapping of Americans, dissidents tell Congress China is pushing legislation that would “legalize kidnappings” of Americans in Hong Kong, a prominent pro-democracy activist warned Congress on Wednes...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and si...
23:16, 07/30/2019

CBD: a marijuana miracle or just another health fad? The cannabis-derived compound is popping up in everything from mineral water to bath bombs. We ask experts and users if it actually worksAaron Horn fi...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, th...
22:00, 05/31/2019

How using marijuana could benefit your relationship So much for the lazy, snacking stoner stereotype. New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, i...
13:16, 05/23/2019

Is CBD Really the Marijuana Molecule That Cures All? Wonder drug or modern-day snake oil? Appearing in stores and online in the form of body lotions, capsules, tinctures, edible gummies and bottled water...
02:48, 06/23/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do busin...
11:32, 05/29/2019

Teen vaping tied to marijuana use (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who have smoked e-cigarettes are more than three times more likely to move on to marijuana than youth ...
16:16, 08/13/2019

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get e...
09:16, 07/15/2019

4 things we misunderstand about marijuana when we think of it like alcohol Since legalization, cannabis has become more available to people whose habits and assumptions have been formed by alcohol consumption — but that has i...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be overweight, obese New research examines the link between body mass index and cannabis use. The findings may seem counterintuitive, given that marijuana increases appeti...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Megatron partners in marijuana-for-CTE research Former Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his business partner, ex-NFL lineman Rob Sims, have partnered with Harvard to research the benefits of m...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Marijuana users less likely to be obese, study says The joke is that smoking marijuana can cause weight gain because users might get the munchies, but new research suggests that pot smokers weigh less....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Careers in Marijuana Catch On at Colleges Two major universities are creating the first career paths for young people interested in the business of marijuana. The University of Maryland will o...
18:16, 07/28/2019

Yes, her name really is Dr. Marijuana Pepsi, and her story is amazing Marijuana Pepsi's own scholarship – called the Marijuana Pepsi Scholarship, of course – will be given to a deserving first generation...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign att...
23:32, 06/17/2019

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team in...
10:01, 09/14/2019

DEA to expand marijuana research after years of delay The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Monday that it will move ahead with a long-delayed expansion of its marijuana research program, in a ...
13:00, 08/26/2019

Switzerland aims to legalise medical marijuana The Swiss government aims to make it easier for patients to get medical marijuana, proposing on Wednesday to allow prescriptions for cannabis to treat...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Cake mix-up confuses 'Moana' for 'marijuana' A Georgia woman said a miscommunication while ordering her birthday cake led to dessert having a marijuana theme rather than the intended "Moana" them...
15:32, 07/10/2019

DEA to OK more marijuana growers for medical, scientific research The Drug Enforcement Administration on Monday announced plans to approve the registration of more marijuana growers to expand scientific and medical r...
22:32, 08/26/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy....
08:32, 05/22/2019

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and r...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Marijuana use by pregnant women doubles in US: study CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among US women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first o...
19:16, 08/01/2019

Retired DE Long aims to destigmatize marijuana Chris Long said Tuesday that last week he talked about using marijuana in the hopes of destigmatizing the drug and hopes the NFL will one day lift the...
14:32, 05/28/2019

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effecti...
16:48, 07/10/2019

Cincinnati Votes To Decriminalize Up To 100 Grams Of Marijuana CINCINNATI (WCPO) — City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday decriminalizing up to 100 grams of marijuana. The ordinance — proposed by Jeff Pastor a...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.    &#...
13:32, 06/18/2019

DOJ to expand number of marijuana growers for research The move announced Monday would give researchers a wider variety of cannabis to study, Uttam Dhillon, the DEA’s acting administrator, said in a statem...
23:32, 08/27/2019

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cann...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Chocolate skews marijuana potency tests Pot brownies may be stronger than you think. A new study finds chocolate appears to interfere with the ability to measure THC, the high-inducing chemi...
11:00, 08/26/2019

New top state GOP leader is open to legalizing marijuana ALBANY — New York’s incoming Republican State Party Chairman Nick Langworthy is open to legalizing marijuana. “My predecessor certainly ha...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Beijing says US legalization of marijuana is a 'threat to China' Beijing's leading drug enforcement body has blamed the legalization of marijuana in Canada and parts of the United States for a spike in the amount of...
04:32, 06/17/2019

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed le...
20:32, 06/08/2019

4 Your Health: The pros and cons of legalizing marijuana A look at the bad and good about legalizing marijuana. Researchers from the University Of California San Francisco reviewed hospital data from Colorad...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its...
17:00, 05/29/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived...
08:32, 05/29/2019

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in t...
20:16, 06/01/2019

8 incredible facts about the booming US marijuana industry Barbara Corbellini Duarte/Business Insider The US marijuana industry is worth billions of dollars, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Ten US st...
20:16, 05/07/2019

US health officials issue warning about marijuana Federal health officials are issuing a national warning against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize some forms of...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
23:32, 08/07/2019

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their live...
14:48, 08/01/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
17:16, 07/01/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care ...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A re...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved...
00:32, 05/30/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
11:00, 07/03/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illin...
21:48, 06/03/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Spe...
08:00, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeaster...
10:00, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University...
09:48, 05/04/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the expl...
08:00, 05/04/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the laws...
05:00, 09/14/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Five people from Memphis, Tennessee who were headed to Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after thei...
20:00, 08/30/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s...
19:00, 09/17/2019

Cuomo signs law decriminalizing small possessions of marijuana Legislation decriminalizing small-time pot possession was signed into law by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, and will become law in 30 days. It ...
17:48, 07/29/2019

Marijuana for depression and insomnia? Ohio could become the first state to allow medical use Ohio could make another 3 million residents eligible for medical marijuana cards if the state OKs five more conditions, including depression.  &...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state a...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Nice day for a weed wedding: the couples who married with marijuana Prefer rips to sips? More and more couples are featuring cannabis at their weddings – and now recreational marijuana is legal in 10 US states, options...
04:00, 07/05/2019

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried a...
17:00, 08/12/2019

Anti-marijuana group loses bid to keep NY donors private Albany is set to weed out these anti-marijuana lobbyists. The New York chapter of the Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM-NY) was on Tuesday knocked ba...
19:16, 09/11/2019

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, end...
12:16, 07/23/2019

NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy Retired football players, who use marijuana to help with injuries suffered on the field, are becoming vocal advocates for legal weed.   ...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Why marijuana bust won’t impact any D’Angelo Russell deal D’Angelo Russell getting stopped for pot isn’t going to stop him from getting paid. And more and more it’s looking like it’s going to be by the Nets. ...
06:48, 05/04/2019

Albany makes last-minute push to decriminalize marijuana They’re making a tokin’ effort. With state lawmakers deadlocked on legalizing recreational marijuana during the last scheduled day of the session in A...
17:32, 06/19/2019

New York state reduces penalties for marijuana possession Anyone caught with a small amount of pot in New York can expect to receive a fine as opposed to a jail term. Governor Andrew Cuomo has previously anno...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Push for marijuana legalization falls flat in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York state has fallen flat. The sponsor of the main legalization bill in the stat...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs law decriminalizing marijuana in New York New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Monday to decriminalize possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, and reduced the penalty for unlaw...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Reports: Nets' Russell cited for marijuana possession Brooklyn Nets point guard D'Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession at a New York airport on Wednesday night, according to multiple reports ...
22:16, 05/02/2019

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportuni...
16:32, 06/27/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governme...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global C...
19:16, 06/18/2019

Harris and Nadler team up on bill to decriminalize marijuana Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is teaming up with a powerful House Democrat on legislation to decriminalize marijuana and wipe away past marijuana-rela...
13:32, 07/23/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its l...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a coup...
14:16, 08/17/2019

U.S. universities boost cannabis courses, marijuana research U.S. universities are offering courses and degree programs built around cannabis science, even though marijuana is still illegal at the federal level....
12:32, 09/17/2019

Medical marijuana industry to experiment with digital tokens TUCSON — Currently, banks cannot do business with marijuana dispensaries because under federal law the possession and sale of pot is still illeg...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Weak marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the News...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabi...
13:48, 06/12/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks....
08:00, 07/11/2019

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medi...
08:48, 07/12/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana u...
16:48, 05/21/2019

Long admits marijuana use, points to flaws in NFL testing Recently retired defensive end Chris Long admits to using marijuana as an NFL player, saying that the league should move toward a place where testing ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday...
04:48, 07/21/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Suns’ Holmes arrested in Florida for Marijuana possession MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for misdemeanor possession of cannabis after a Miami-area traffic stop. Twenty-five-year...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that either directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where t...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Marijuana Ties Are Hurting More Filers in Bankruptcy Courts The Justice Department is using bankruptcy courts to impose the federal marijuana ban in states that have legalized pot, preventing people who work in...
08:48, 06/22/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its ...
18:16, 05/29/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convi...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his F...
19:16, 05/20/2019

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnappin...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets...
06:49, 09/12/2019

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for th...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denia...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config =...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for...
14:48, 07/01/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media r...
22:32, 09/13/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy Cit...
18:32, 05/18/2019

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar vis...
08:16, 06/17/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered he...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicon...
01:32, 05/10/2019

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or yo...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to ...
02:32, 06/24/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting sc...
14:48, 06/02/2019

The Latest: 200 Illinois guardsmen deployed amid flooding FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding affecting parts of the United States (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has deployed 200 ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Ri...
08:16, 06/24/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I...
09:16, 08/19/2019

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighbo...
10:32, 08/25/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hik...
00:00, 05/11/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a ...
19:32, 08/24/2019

4th victim of Illinois blast ID’ed, memorial planned Friday WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have identified the fourth victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant and say a memorial is planned ...
09:00, 05/09/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say th...
18:00, 08/24/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials...
16:32, 08/23/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearing...
01:32, 05/10/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCA...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Here’s the ‘unsavory,’ legal way rich Illinois teens are getting college aid Wealthy parents have found a new, totally legal trick to game the college admissions system — transferring guardianship of their teens to relatives or...
18:16, 07/30/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the...
05:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explos...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former ...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyne...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body...
15:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have...
19:48, 05/05/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared ...
10:00, 05/04/2019

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, a...
23:32, 06/19/2019

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a ...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Oregon, awash in marijuana, takes steps to curb production SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is awash in pot, glutted with so much legal weed that if growing were to stop today, it could take more than six years by on...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying t...
16:32, 05/31/2019

Rise in marijuana use among pregnant women linked to premature births As cannabis use continues to become more and more mainstream, medical science is (finally) ramping up research to see how the still-illegal-in-New Yor...
14:16, 06/24/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study th...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Baker confuses request for ‘Moana’ birthday cake with ‘marijuana’ A confused birthday girl got a cake with a marijuana theme instead of her favorite Disney character, Moana. Kensli Davis’ mom had asked the Atla...
10:48, 07/10/2019

He was abducted and forced into a deadly scheme to extort marijuana from his father Young entrepreneur Curtis Jenkins III from Camden was kidnapped and killed after being lured to Fairview address, authorities say.    ...
13:00, 07/05/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijuan...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studie...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.    &#...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Former NBA coach Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Maui, profiled in HBO segment Three-time NBA Coach of the Year Don Nelson, now a marijuana farmer in Hawaii, was profiled by Bryant Gumbel in a segment of HBO's 'Real Spo...
09:32, 06/26/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricte...
14:16, 06/13/2019

NYC schools investigator arrested for drunk driving following marijuana complaint A NYC schools investigator was arrested on charges of drunken driving less than two months after a complaint was sent to Chancellor Richard Carranza t...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Need Etiquette Tips for Cannabis? For Starters, Don’t Call It ‘Marijuana’ or ‘Weed.’ In “Higher Etiquette,” Lizzie Post — the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post — argues that it’s time for cannabis to move, in the public imaginati...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “can...
06:00, 07/04/2019

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Vikings running back Roc Thomas suspended by NFL for marijuana possession Minnesota Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended three games for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the league announced Tuesd...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Marijuana takes center stage at U.S. music festivals, expos Legalized marijuana is pushing into the mainstream this year at public music festivals and expos, where cannabis companies have come out into the open...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on inf...
15:00, 08/08/2019

Vegas city officials approve marijuana consumption lounges LAS VEGAS (AP) — Legal marijuana smokers will soon be able to find lounges where they can light up in Las Vegas — but not in casinos, or in places ser...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-gr...
15:32, 07/19/2019

Thailand unveils first batch of medical marijuana for hospital distribution Thailand delivered 4,500 bottles of cannabis oil to treat hospital patients on Wednesday, its first official use of marijuana for medical purposes sin...
07:00, 08/07/2019

Judge seals arrest records for over 300 low-level marijuana offenders Hundreds of low-level Manhattan pot offenders will have their arrest records sealed under a judge’s ruling, officials announced Monday. The ruling cam...
20:32, 08/12/2019

Nets star D’Angelo Russell busted with marijuana at airport Nets guard D’Angelo Russell was busted Wednesday night trying to sneak marijuana through LaGuardia Airport hidden in a secret compartment inside an ic...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have un...
21:48, 07/31/2019

Marijuana retailers ask Congress for financial reform, access to banks Owners of cannabis companies told a Senate committee Tuesday that they are forced by federal law to operate as cash-only businesses, making it difficu...
12:16, 07/23/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THS infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a...
17:32, 05/03/2019

NYPD school safety officer busted with marijuana, $17K in cash An NYPD School Safety officer busted with three pounds of weed and more than $17,000 in cash — and another $2,300 in fake currency — was r...
15:00, 09/15/2019

Weaker-than-expected marijuana sales ding California budget LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is paying a price for the shaky rollout of its legal marijuana market. State budget documents released Thursday show the...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Helicopter reveals rooftop marijuana plantations while filming Vuelta • Catalonia police confiscate 40 plants in Igualada• Guardia Civil post footage of illegal plots on social mediaPolice in Catalonia have seized dozens...
14:01, 09/04/2019

Firearms, fentanyl, marijuana and LSD seized from Pima County home Courtesy: Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department seized several firearms and drugs in connection to a ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

NFL and players’ union to study potential use of marijuana for pain management The league and union are working together via two new medical committees, which will include looking at monitoring teams' use of prescription medicati...
16:32, 05/20/2019

1,300 pounds of marijuana found floating off California: Coast Guard Numerous plastic-wrapped bales of marijuana – weighing a total of 1,300 pounds – were found floating in the ocean off the coast of Southern California...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Investigation finds illegal synthetic marijuana in products sold as CBD Some operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic marijuana for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gumm...
01:48, 09/17/2019

Judge denies constitutional challenge to $16 billion of Illinois bonds An Illinois judge on Thursday denied a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of general obligation bonds the ...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid ...
12:00, 08/23/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electr...
13:00, 05/11/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illin...
23:32, 06/02/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, o...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming ...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take p...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug rin...
11:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Judge vets jurors at Illinois kidnapping trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the start of a former University of Illinois graduate student’s trial on charges he kidnapped and killed a vis...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial prai...
02:16, 06/04/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politic...
08:32, 08/30/2019

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola Count...
08:16, 06/24/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
13:48, 06/01/2019

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law app...
15:16, 08/13/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Lou...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always r...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Ba...
16:00, 08/07/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general oblig...
00:32, 08/30/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and k...
12:00, 06/24/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elim...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois governor gets boat speed warning on Wisconsin lake CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s press secretary says the governor received a warning for speeding during a boating trip on Geneva L...
10:16, 06/27/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barric...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused wide...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lea...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender stu...
10:48, 07/01/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours a...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg ma...
06:00, 09/11/2019

Illinois football star Bobby Roundtree has spinal surgery CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree has severely injured his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the ab...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Bla...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings pro...
17:48, 09/16/2019

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain work...
18:48, 09/16/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2...
10:16, 07/17/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. &...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on t...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived w...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hur...
13:32, 07/19/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were ...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack th...
02:32, 09/08/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorn...
12:32, 09/03/2019

New advisory warns of dangers posed to pregnant women, children by marijuana (NBC News)  The U.S. Surgeon General has issued new warnings targeting the use of marijuana and electronic cigarettes. The new health advisory from ...
14:00, 08/30/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana...
18:32, 05/22/2019

Surgeon general warns pregnant women, teens about marijuana risks Concerned that pregnant women and young people are becoming more likely to use marijuana, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Thursday sounded a “nat...
10:32, 08/29/2019

Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Looking to buy a premium vape? Want to find more information about a particular strain? Interested in automating your grow operation? You've come to t...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, accordin...
23:00, 09/17/2019

Exploding danger: U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard On the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. ...
06:48, 06/04/2019

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to ...
21:00, 08/14/2019

‘This Ain’t Your Mother’s Marijuana.’ Federal Health Officials Issue National Warning on Pot (WASHINGTON) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more stat...
18:32, 08/29/2019

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. ...
23:32, 09/06/2019

Many Marijuana Users Turn to the Drug for a Surprising Reason: Workout Fuel Most Americans don’t get anywhere near enough exercise — for all kinds of reasons. Some researchers have wondered whether a rise in the us...
13:48, 05/07/2019

New York college student arrested in Russia over medical marijuana possession Audrey Lorber, a student at Pace University, was stopped at the airport in St. Petersburg with 19.05 grams of medical marijuana.    &#...
17:48, 09/09/2019

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinto...
00:16, 06/08/2019

New York college student, 19, arrested in Moscow over medicinal marijuana: reports A college student from New York was reportedly arrested in Russia for possession of marijuana after authorities say her “patent” for medicinal use of ...
11:32, 09/10/2019

Willie Nelson tells Jimmy Fallon, "Marijuana saved my life" In addition to being Willie Nelson, Willie Nelson has long been the most out-front celebrity champion of recreational marijuana ever. (Sorry Seth Roge...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Irate man calls police, claims cops ‘stole’ his marijuana: audio Sergeant, where’s my weed?! A dazed and confused Ohio man called cops in Sharonville to complain that two officers “stole” a small amount of potent ma...
10:32, 09/05/2019

Pick up a joint instead: Vaping illnesses highlight flawed marijuana regulations People are dying from vaping-related lung illnesses. And it's highlighting a growing concern: There's no federal regulation of marijuana pro...
05:00, 09/14/2019

Meghan Markle's nephew names new marijuana strain after baby Archie Remember “Markle Sparkle,” the marijuana inspired by the Duchess of Sussex? Meghan Markle‘s pot-growing nephew now says the brand has made him so rich...
06:16, 09/16/2019

Major marijuana trafficker charged with murder-for-hire plot: feds PORTLAND, Ore. — U.S. prosecutors said Monday they have charged an Oregon drug smuggler in what they described as a sordid murder-for-hire plot that t...
00:00, 08/27/2019

Drug dogs face an uncertain fate if marijuana is legalized in New York Legalization of marijuana could limit or end the work of hundreds of trained canines. "You have to get all new drug dogs," one former officer said. &...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Woman beat wife with bedpost for putting marijuana in washer: cops A Louisiana woman allegedly flew into a rage after learning her wife had accidentally tossed their marijuana in the washing machine — prompting her to...
09:16, 05/28/2019

Dorial Green-Beckham charged with marijuana possession, resisting arrest Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been formally charged with resisting arrest and possessing 10 grams or less of marijuana.  ...
08:32, 06/30/2019

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years s...
05:00, 07/03/2019

PCSD busts marijuana grow operation in west side business TUCSON – A search warrant served at west side business led Pima County Sheriff’s Department to a marijuana grow operation on Tuesday. Deputies with PC...
16:16, 06/27/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictio...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails a...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convi...
05:32, 07/23/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, offic...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing he...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure p...
19:16, 06/02/2019

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican gro...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar CHICAGO (AP) — Judge sentences Illinois man to 16 years for trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar....
15:48, 05/06/2019

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation ...
02:00, 09/11/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s s...
07:00, 07/01/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to s...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone vi...
18:16, 07/26/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, the New York attorney...
12:32, 09/03/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory. &...
16:32, 05/04/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang   ...
19:32, 07/18/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst in...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Isla...
15:48, 06/19/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.  ...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to ask court to stop merger of T-Mobile, Sprint Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, the New York attorney...
12:32, 09/03/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.  ...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was ...
03:00, 08/24/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pen...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ...
03:32, 07/18/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a...
12:02, 09/17/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump w...
21:01, 08/14/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man who prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of the kidnapping and decapitation murder of a Ch...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Tro...
11:00, 08/24/2019

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second...
22:32, 08/26/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with pr...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.  ...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ba...
12:32, 06/27/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will Count...
02:48, 09/15/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he ...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitati...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities sa...
21:32, 09/05/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfor...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge prior marijuana convictions Called the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, the bill would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and require prio...
06:16, 07/23/2019

Staten Island woman arrested in Russia for allegedly bringing marijuana into the country A New York woman has been arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana that she said was for medicinal purposes, Russian courts told CNN on...
07:01, 09/10/2019

Chris Long admits to regular marijuana use during NFL career and explains how he beat tests Former NFL star Chris Long, who recently retired, said if not for marijuana, it would have been difficult to cope with day-to-day life in the NFL. &#...
14:32, 05/22/2019

Andrew Yang vows mass pardon to all imprisoned for nonviolent marijuana offenses Entrepreneur and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told a crowd in New Hampshire on Friday that he would pardon every prison inmate convic...
03:16, 08/17/2019

'This ain't your mother's marijuana': Surgeon general urges teens and pregnant women to stay away from pot Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned adolescents and pregnant women Thursday that no amount of marijuana was safe and that versions of the drug circula...
13:32, 08/29/2019

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
07:48, 06/13/2019

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disc...
15:32, 05/29/2019

Legalizing marijuana in New York won't happen in final days of legislative session New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are set to end the legislation session without an agreement to legalize marijuana.     &...
15:32, 06/20/2019

Bartender in Woods lawsuit was high on marijuana, stole alcohol before crash, lawyers say Nicholas F. Immesberger, who worked at Tiger Woods' restaurant, was "excessively intoxicated" by pot in addition to alcohol before his fatal cras...
21:16, 07/01/2019

Teen charged in crash that killed Tennessee officer had marijuana in her system: reports A Tennessee teenager charged in the death of a Nashville police officer after she crashed into his patrol vehicle allegedly had traces of marijuana in...
09:32, 09/13/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being presc...
00:16, 05/26/2019

Ex-Lions star Calvin Johnson announces partnership with Harvard to study marijuana Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims are teaming up with Harvard University for medical marijuana research on pot and cancer. ...
14:00, 08/16/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Conf...
11:00, 07/09/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a reno...
15:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufac...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to numerous evacuations and a giant chemical f...
21:48, 09/10/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal ...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online ...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since ...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunda...
13:00, 08/25/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a vide...
03:48, 07/26/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in I...
22:16, 05/05/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether ...
05:16, 07/17/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade. &#...
10:16, 07/01/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 2 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in ...
03:16, 05/05/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as sh...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at ...
22:32, 06/27/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Center...
17:00, 08/23/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising ev...
05:16, 08/19/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four minority freshmen Democrats in a movie-type poster as “T...
09:16, 07/22/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a la...
04:48, 08/03/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and insti...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Four-time Stanley Cup winner Darren McCarty joins marijuana company, says pot saved his life Former Red Wings hockey star Darren McCarty hopes to translate his success on the ice to the marijuana industry by partnering with pot company.  ...
10:00, 08/27/2019

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe? Deaths and Lung Disease Linked to E-Cigs Call That Into Question Vaping THC may be behind many of the serious lung diseases that have been tied to e-cigarette use––raising concerns about an increasingly ...
13:32, 09/07/2019

Buster-Ass Authorities Continue To Give A Shit About Marijuana Possession, Bust D'Angelo Russell Nets All-Star point guard D’Angelo Russell was cited for marijuana possession Thursday when security types at LaGuardia Airport in New York discovered...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Phoenix Suns' Josh Jackson accused of getting 5-month-old daughter high with marijuana use: report Phoenix Suns forward Josh Jackson was reportedly accused in court documents of using marijuana and getting his 5-month-old daughter high off the drug....
19:32, 06/24/2019

Robert Garrigus back from drug suspension, seeks change in PGA Tour marijuana rules Robert Garrigus returns to the PGA Tour at the 3M Open following a three-month suspension after failing a drug test based on elevated THC levels. ...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
21:16, 07/11/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, su...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese...
23:32, 07/17/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing bl...
03:48, 08/17/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and kille...
16:48, 06/12/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois afte...
08:32, 05/02/2019

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smit...
09:32, 09/05/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a no...
11:32, 09/04/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm. ...
00:48, 07/02/2019

Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be...
15:00, 09/10/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years a...
06:48, 06/03/2019

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.  &#...
17:48, 09/18/2019

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to mo...
10:16, 07/06/2019

New York student arrested in Russia over medicinal marijuana released, fined after time served: reports The New York City college student arrested in Russia for possession of medical marijuana was released from jail after being sentenced to time served a...
22:32, 09/18/2019

Vitamin E acetate in marijuana vaping devices possibly linked to deadly lung illnesses, officials say New York health officials this week announced they are investigating the compound vitamin E acetate as a possible cause of the vaping-associated lung ...
10:32, 09/06/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but...
11:48, 04/28/2019