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Illinois is latest US state to legalise recreational pot

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Published on January 05, 2020 with No Comments

Illinois started the new year on a high note, becoming the latest US state to legalise recreational marijuana as the governor pardoned thousands for past low-level cannabis convictions. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act will allow residents 21 and older to legally purchase marijuana and will expunge thousands of individuals’ criminal convictions throughout the state.

“We are restoring rights to many tens of thousands of Illinoisans. We are bringing regulation and safety to a previously unsafe and illegal market. And we are creating a new industry that puts equity at its very core,” Illinois governor J B Pritzker said. 


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