Chicago officials made national news last fall by vowing to rework our racially disparate marijuana policies, but in the three and a half months since, the budding pot-reform push has quietly been clipped.

It’s hit the usual snag in Chicago politics: the mayor isn’t ready to make changes.

In the meantime, Chicago police continue to haul low-level pot possessors to jail at a rate that costs taxpayers more than $1 million and 1,100 cop hours a week.