Minor Pot Charges in Cook County Will No Longer Be Prosecuted

The Cook County, IL jail is widely overpopulated. In 2014, nearly a quarter of the counties felony cases were for Class 4 drug possession charges, marijuana being one of the drugs included in this percentage. However, an announcement to be made on Monday, 4/20, the date they say is a coincidence, will have the state‚Äôs […]