Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the forgiveness and expungement of about 500,000 criminal cannabis cases late last week.  Pritzker said he issued pardons for 9,210 low-level cannabis convictions, while Illinois State Police have wiped clean more than 492,000 non-felony cannabis-related arrest records.  The actions by Pritzker and state police were mandated by the […]

Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

  CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the forgiveness and expungement of about 500,000 criminal cannabis cases late last week. Pritzker said he issued pardons for 9,210 low-level cannabis convictions, while Illinois State Police have wiped clean more than 492,000 non-felony cannabis-related arrest records. The actions by Pritzker and state police were mandated by […]

2020’s marijuana award-winners, and where to buy them

The year 2020 might have been an epic fail, but at least some fire cannabis still shined. It was clear in March, as long-standing 4/20 events were canceled or postponed, that the usual slew of cannabis competitions—High Times’ Cannabis Cup, The Emerald Cup, Harvest Cup—could not happen; at least in the traditional sense. So they […]

The Joint Blog | Factors that Affect Weed Detection Time

Factors that Affect Weed Detection Time The active ingredient in weed is a chemical substance called THC that when entered the body is absorbed into the bloodstream. The THC is broken down in the liver into metabolites and some may temporarily get stored in the fatty tissues and the drug tests look for the traces […]