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Bruce Rauner: “This is the most important election of my life”


In for Big John and Ramblin’ Ray is Lauren Cohn and John Kass, they are joined by governor¬†Bruce Rauner where they talk about the new bill passed to allow medical cannabis to treat pain instead of opioids, in hopes to cut down the opioid¬†epidemic. Rauner also talks about his campaign and how important this upcoming election is and how he’s going around making sure people go out and vote.

Evanston man facing drug charges over cannabis delivery

          Michael H. Perrine | Evanston police
(EVANSTON) A north suburban man was arrested Friday after a package containing more than 14 pounds of cannabis was delivered to his Evanston home.

Michael H. Perrine, 39, of the 1800 block of Sherman Avenue, is charged with one felony count of possessing more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, according to an Evanston police statement.

Local police and the United States Postal Service started investigating after they identified a package containing suspected narcotics, police said.

They conducted a controlled delivery of the package to the addressee about 1 p.m. Friday, and arrested Perrine after he took possession of it, police claim.

Authorities later discovered more than 14 pounds of cannabis inside the package, police said. Court information was not immediately available.

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Police: California man was driving with LSD, $15K

(MORRIS) A California man was charged Friday with carrying 25 hits of acid and nearly a half-ounce of pot in southwest suburban Morris.

Ryan Watson, 21, was driving a 2008 Chevrolet station wagon about 3:30 p.m. on I-80 when he was stopped for speeding, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.

The trooper smelled a strong odor of cannabis emitting from the vehicle and, upon further investigation, found $14,950, 12 grams of marijuana and 25 hits of LSD, police said.

Watson was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of cannabis, police said. He was taken to Grundy County Jail where he is awaiting bond court.

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