The Illinois Senate voted Wednesday to pass the bill, sending it to the House for consideration in the final two days of the session. The vote was 38-17, with two Republicans joining 36 Democrats in supporting it.
“This bill is going to set the model, I believe, the gold standard for how to approach social equity issues, relating (to) cannabis legalization,” Sen. Heather Steans, D-Chicago, the bill’s chief sponsor, said in her closing statement on the Senate floor.
CARROLL TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A woman is now sitting in jail, after admitting to intentionally giving her step-daughter marijuana gummies.
Police say Lisa Recaldini confessed to giving the 14-year-old about 10 THC gummies straight from the package.
Once at school, she was bragging and gave two gummies to a classmate.
The gummies were confiscated and sent to the state police crime lab where they tested positive for THC.