Many States are Legalizing Marijuana, Should Illinois Do The Same?

Introduction With 9 states legalizing marijuana for recreational use, it’s time for Illinois to start considering the option of legalization as well. Over the past few years, in spite of marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 Drug, the rate of marijuana use has remained constant among teenagers, indicating that the current policies have done little to […]

Utah Passes Bill for Medical Marijuana Usage

Dope, grass, hemp, pot, and weed are slang terms for marijuana or cannabis. Marijuana is too often associated with usage as a drug to get high or as a “bad,” illegal substance. Yet, it does serve a more practical use than commonly thought. With several beneficial qualities, the cannabis plant has now been receiving attention […]