Newsviews: Recreational Marijuana

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois legalized recreational marijuana beginning January 1, 2020

Right now, individual cities, towns and municipalities around Illinois are deciding if they'll allow sales.

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State Senator Toi Hutchinson stopped by ABC7 to answer questions about Illinois' recreational marijuana program.



At the same time, the state is working to get the infrastructure in place for dispensaries to open and sales to begin on New Year's Day.

RELATED: Illinois Weed Legalization Guide: Will your city or town sell marijuana?

Illinois State Senator Toi Hutchinson, the incoming cannabis regulation oversight officer, is coordinating all of this from south suburban Olympia Fields.

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State Senator Toi Hutchinson stopped by ABC7 to answer questions about Illinois' recreational marijuana program.



She stopped by ABC7 to answer questions about the recreational marijuana program.

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