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Submission + - Chicago Mayor Says Decriminalize Marijuana (stopthedrugwar.org)

LavishRadish111 writes: ...Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) said last Friday he backed a city council proposal to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The council is set to vote later this month on an ordinance that would decriminalize the possession of up to 15 grams of pot... ..."The result is an ordinance that allows us to observe the law, while reducing the processing time for minor possession of marijuana — ultimately freeing up police officers for the street," Emanuel said...

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