Chicago City Council vote

Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over the City Council today. Members overwhelmingly voted to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. Emanuel's proposal passed 43-2, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets as soon as July.

( Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune / June 27, 2012 )

Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over the City Council today. Members overwhelmingly voted to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. Emanuel's proposal passed 43-2, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets as soon as July.

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