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Poll: Decriminalizing marijuana

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Do you agree with a group of Cook County commissioners that Chicago and neighboring towns decriminalize small amounts of pot possession?









A few Chicago aldermen and a Cook County commissioner are calling for the city and county to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

The move would allow officers to issue a $200 ticket to someone carrying 10 grams or less of marijuana rather than arresting them on a misdemeanor. It’s similar to a county ordinance that calls for ticketing those found with small amounts of marijuana in the forest preserves, unincorporated Cook County and areas where the sheriff’s department has primary policing duties.



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