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Illinois Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis

6/26/2019

With the signing of House Bill 1438 into law by Governor Pritzker on Tuesday, June 25th, recreational use of cannabis is legal in the State of Illinois, effective January 1, 2020.

Senate Bill 2023, a related bill which includes the tax rate counties can impose for cannabis sales, was sent to the Governor on June 12th. However, as of the date of this article, Governor Pritzker has taken no action on this piece of legislation.

Read more on The Cannabis Regulation & Tax Act (Public Act 101-0027) at this link.