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Cannabis Users Can Lawfully Own A Firearm, Says Illinois State Rifle Association

Gun-owning Illinois residents will not have to give up their licensed firearms if they choose to purchase and consume marijuana in the...
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Illinois Governor Pardons 11000 People The Day Before Legal Sales Begin

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker pardoned more than 11,000 people with low-level cannabis convictions the day before legal recreational marijuana sales began in...
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$3.2 Million Purchased On First Day of Illinois Marijuana Sales

Illinois’ first day of a legal recreational cannabis market saw dispensaries take in more than $3 million in sales.
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Illinois Municipalities Start Opting Out Of Cannabis Sales

Adult Illinoisans counting down the days until they can legally purchase recreational cannabis may have to travel a bit farther than expected.
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Illinois Marijuana Legalization: What You Need To Know

Illinois is about to become the eleventh state in the U.S. to legalize adult-use cannabis, and the first to do so through...
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Illinois Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

Legal recreational marijuana will soon be coming to Illinois after the House of Representatives voted in favor of the measure at the...
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Illinois’ Gov. J.B. Pritzker Reiterates Pledge To Legalize Marijuana In Inaugural Address

On January 21 at his inauguration in Springfield, Gov. J.B. Pritzker repeated his campaign promise to work toward legalizing marijuana. He said:...
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Illinois’ Governor-Elect Wants Legal Cannabis

In the November 2018 election, voters in Illinois elected Democrat J.B. Pritzker to the governor’s office. Democrats also won the majority in both the...
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Illinois Allows Medical Marijuana as Opioid Replacement

On August 28, Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation to expand his state’s medical marijuana program. One goal of the new law is to make...

Illinois Will Likely Become the Next State to Legalize Hemp Cultivation

In early June, both houses of the Illinois state legislature voted almost unanimously to pass a bill to legalize hemp cultivation. The next step...