06/23/2012

Chicago pot plan: Under 17, no tickets

Police officers will undergo additional training before a new ordinance takes effect

By Fran Spielman
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — Young people under 17 caught in Chicago with small amounts of marijuana and anyone without "proper identification" would be ineligible for pot tickets and would be arrested — just as they are now — under Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed decriminalization plan.

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