Illinois legalized marijuana for adult personal use in 2019, but for many advocates, it simply doesn’t go far enough. Many are hopeful that in this case, marijuana could be the gateway drug law needed to decriminalize harsh drug penalties throughout the state.
Why do they want less harsh drug laws in the state? Because minority communities are suffering the brunt of overly harsh and ineffective drug laws and punishments.
Here’s what you need to know about the current drug possession [...]