Illinois Marijuana Legalization Push Gets Huge Boost With Pritzker Win

Illinois Marijuana Legalization Push Gets Huge Boost With Pritzker Win

Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization are hopeful because Governor-Elect JB Pritzker shows interest in making that happen.

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November 12, 2018
ABC 7 Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WLS) -- Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois are hopeful because Governor-Elect JB Pritzker shows interest in making that happen.

But some tough questions remain over how it would be taxed and where the revenue would go.

Pritzker supported the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois.

Chicago lawmaker Kelly Cassidy is the co-sponsor of a cannabis bill she hopes will pass by next spring.

"Now the devil is in the details, we are all rowing in the same direction now and that is great, that's really what we need," she said.

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