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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...

Illinois Approves Legislation Allowing Medical Marijuana Use at School

In May, the Illinois state legislature approved a bill that allows parents to give cannabis to students in school. The bill is named Ashley’s...
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Illinois To Be the 19th State To Legalize Medical Marijuana?

Illinois may soon become the 19th state to legalize medical marijuana. A vote is expected soon by the state Senate to approve a bill...