Illinois Legalizes Marijuana

Illinois Legalizes Marijuana

The governor of Illinois has signed a bill legalizing the use of marijuana in his state. He said, “Signing this bill won’t undo the injustices of the past or make whole the lives that were interrupted interrupted.


The social justice part of the law will provide expungement’s for thousands who have been convicted of 30 grams of pot or less. Dispensaries selling medical marijuana will get the first licenses, which will cost a
Minimum of $750,000 each. Licenses and tax revenue are expected to raise $57 billion the first year.

“We are reserving licenses for those who come after so we can make sure the industry goes to small business people and people who want to enter the industry and equity purpose of pence we are trying to aim at. — participants we are trying to aim at”.

Starting in January, Illinois adults can purchase up to 30 grams. It will be packaged in child resistant containers and have warning labels it will be packaged in child resistant
Containers and have warning labels. Disperse — dispensaries will have to disperse at least 1500 feet from one another.

“We don’t want to see the liquor store on every corner phenomenon happen. Locals can opt out completely. Locals can choose to require the facilities be further apart.”

It could still get you in trouble if you use it, because the law still allows employers to make a zero tolerance policy. More on that coming up at 6:00.

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