The 50 States of Cannabis: Illinois

The 50 States of Cannabis: Illinois

A Long History  The first state to decriminalize cannabis was Oregon back in 1978. What few people know is Illinois put a similar law on the books that same year that legalized medical cannabis. It allowed doctors to prescribe the drug to treat glaucoma, the side...
The 50 States of Cannabis: Idaho

The 50 States of Cannabis: Idaho

A Holdout  Idaho has neither recreational nor medical cannabis. Those convicted of possessing under three ounces in the Gem State could receive up to a year incarceration or a $1,000 fine, or both. Possession of three ounces and above is a felony offense, punishable...
50 States of Cannabis: Hawaii

50 States of Cannabis: Hawaii

Does Hawaii have Recreational Cannabis?  Adult-use remains illegal in the Aloha state and is likely to remain so in the near-term. A December 2017 Civil Beat poll found that 55% of respondents opposed legalization, while 36% supported it. Those over age 50 and Asian...