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Extra Extra: Racial Grass Gap Still Remains Despite Pot Decriminalization

By Jon Graef in News on Apr 20, 2014 9:00PM

  • Despite Chicago's efforts toward marijuana decriminalization, which aim to narrow the grass gap, Chicago's African-Americans still account for almost eight of every ten low-level pot busts. If you have a hassle free 4/20, you have probably pot privilege. [Chicago Reader]
  • The cost for patients to register for medical cannabis will be less than expected. [Sun-Times]
  • Business owners looking to get into the medical marijuana game are scoffing at the high licensing fees. [Trib]
  • Chicagoland teen asks Netflix to prom on Twitter. Netflix says yes. Hooks kid up with a lot of cool swag. [Huff Po]
  • Lincoln Square residents are complaining about the Fanta Sea Lounge, which they say isn’t so much a restaurant as much as it is an illegal club. [DNAinfo]

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