From The Desk Down State
November 27, 2019
With sales of cannabis for recreational use set to begin on January 1, state and local governments, along with Illinois businesses, are continuing to prepare for the new law to take effect.
During the just-completed fall veto session, the General Assembly approved follow-up legislation to clear up issues with the legalization process. The new law includes language barring restaurants and bars from allowing cannabis consumption, leaving dispensaries and retail tobacco stores as the only locations where public consumption will be allowed. The new law also bans lawmakers and their family m...