Illinois Rings in New Year with First Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

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As of January 1st, 2020, Illinois has lifted the ban on recreational marijuana sales. Early Wednesday morning customers were lined up to purchase the now legal substance. In the state of illinois anyone who is over 21 years of age and possesses a valid driver’s license can purchase marijuana at one of many dispensaries in the state. The governor also started the New Year off right and pardoned over 11,000 marijuana related convictions, starting Illinois off with a fresh slate.

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