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Why is Illinois in such a rush to legalize recreational cannabis?

Why is Illinois in such a rush to legalize recreational cannabis?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 28, 2019

On May 7, Illinois Senator Heather Steans introduced a piece of legislation to legalize adult-use cannabis in Illinois by 2020. Under Illinois State law, the cannabis plant has been decriminalized and legalized for medical purposes since 2015. Almost 67,000 qualifying patients were enrolled in the stateâ€...

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