It’s No Longer a Crime to Inhale –
Jan. 1, 2020 – “The war on cannabis has destroyed families. It has filled jails and prisons with nonviolent offenders. It has disproportionately affected black and brown communities,” Pritzker said at a press conference Tuesday.
Forty-three marijuana stores in Illinois have received permission to sell recreational cannabis.
Buyers must be 21 years of age and show a valid state ID or driver’s license. Recreational cannabis is also fully legal in Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Vermont. More than 30 states allow the sale of marijuana for medical use.