City to hold 2 additional community meetings on recreational marijuana

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Recreational marijuana is set to be legalized in Chicago in less than 30 days.

Before that happens, the City is taking steps to ensure the new industry is implemented in a safe, fair, and equitable manner for all communities.

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Later this week, officials will hold two more community information sessions to allow residents to submit questions, provide input and learn more about the upcoming legalization of recreational marijuana.

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The first meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec. 5 at Malcolm X College and the next meeting will be held Friday, Dec. 6 at Chicago State University inside the Breakey Theatre.

Each meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will be streamed live on Twitter and Facebook.
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