November 17, 2011 |
After Ald. Danny Solis (25th) announced his decision to propose changes to Chicago's laws for small amounts of marijuana possession, RedEye gave him a call to see why he thinks the issue is ripe for discussion. Why did you put this measure forward? There are basically three reasons. … The key issue for me on this is that this is over 83,000 hours of police time that can be spent in our neighborhoods, patrolling for more serious crimes. And the second reason?