Other lucrative plants like coffee and chocolate are grown in multiple locations.
Current musical obsessions of Resonance Series cocurator Ben Baker Billington, Angel Marcloid of Fire-Toolz, and the Reader’s Luca Cimarusti
The race to be Cook County’s top prosecutor gets under way with questions about fairness and incarceration.
State’s attorney Anita Alvarez says her office will try to send people caught with small amounts of cannabis and hard drugs into treatment instead of jail.
The most prolific traffickers in Chicago’s history receive relatively light sentences.
By blaming legislators for weak gun laws, Mayor Emanuel has ducked questions about his policing strategies.
Judge Ruben Castillo says the sentence for Alfredo Vazquez-Hernandez, an alleged cartel coordinator, should be seen as a “message.”
Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez, accused of being a coordinator for the cartel, is set to be sentenced in federal court in Chicago.
A political ploy is also a sensible drug reform.
What lies at the bottom of the Playpen, Chicago’s floating daytime clubland
A new stance on pot can lead the nation’s retreat from its misguided drug war.
Chicago DEA special agent in charge Jack Riley has targeted the Outfit, dirty cops, street gangs, and the Sinaloa cartel, yet the drugs keep coming.
The capture of the Sinaloa cartel leader won’t stop the flow of drugs, says a west-sider locked up for selling heroin
Drug dealing hasn’t always been done in the open—but it has been going on for generations.
The open-air drug market on the west side thrives in the same way that legal businesses do.