A 26 year old Carmi man is due to spend the next several years behind bars after his sentencing hearing yesterday afternoon. Austin O’Dell was on probation for Obstucting Justice and a Class 4 Felony Possession of Cannabis conviction dating back to 2019 and... Read More.
Cannabis Bust While medical and recreational marijuana are legal in the State of Illinois there are a number of restrictions governing both medicinal and recreational use of the substance. One of those restrictions covers the possession and use of pot in a vehicle. A restriction, Carmi resident,... Read More.
Group will help navigate cannabis regulations at federal, state, and local levels CHICAGO – Today state cannabis regulators from across the United States announced formation of a non-partisan organization, the Cannabis Regulators Association (CANNRA), to better share institutional knowledge and regulatory best practices. Cannabis... Read More.
At Least $16 Million Going to Local Governments Following the legalization of adult-use cannabis on January 1, 2020, the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) has collected over $100 million in tax revenue connected to adult-use cannabis sales. Last week, IDOR finalized its September... Read More.
Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules Approves Tiebreaker Rules; Dispensary Licenses to be Issued in Coming Weeks CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that permanent rules have been... Read More.
Carmi, IL – On Monday, August 3, 2020, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) – Zone 8 Agents were called to the Ataraxia Cultivation Plant, off Illinois Route 130 on the south end of Albion, IL to investigate a break-in and... Read More.
30 year old Eric D. Vessels of Maunie turned himself in to the Carmi Police Department Friday night on a White County Warrant for Criminal Trespass to Real Property. He bonded out on $150 cash plus a $20 booking fee, but was later arrested... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Department responded Thursday afternoon, just after 3 PM, to a report of cannabis growing in a field. An individual bush hogging weeds at the location observed approximately 10 cannabis plants. The plants were approximately 4 feet tall. Photos were taken... Read More.
Daniel Burgera of Sixth Street in Carmi reported to Carmi Police Saturday items missing from his yard. Jena Gaylene Knight reported to Carmi Police Sunday afternoon the possible theft of her wallet from the Carmi Walmart lot. The possible theft is believed to have occurred... Read More.