“Our study found that there is no link to marijuana use and an increase in cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, there may be a link between marijuana use and lowered risk of cardiovascular disease.”
A5211/S3320 would impose civil fines between $50-250 for those ages 18-20 who are in possession of up to six ounces of marijuana.
Senator Schumer’s ascension to Majority Leader will mark the first time in US history that the upper chamber is led by a Senator who is openly calling for cannabis legalization.
“Statewide, Illinoisans hold hundreds of thousands of low-level cannabis-related records, a burden disproportionately shouldered by communities of color.”
Adults may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or privately cultivate up to four mature cannabis plants.
According to statewide polling data, 62 percent of Texas residents are in favor of legalizing and taxing recreational marijuana.
Gov. Murphy is calling for civil penalties for offenses involving use and possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by those under 21.
According to statewide polling data, 90 percent of Kentucky residents support regulating medical marijuana access.