Sen. Toi Hutchinson to step down, become “cannabis czar”

9/26/19–Sen. Toi Hutchinson (D-Olympia Fields) is resigning to oversee implementation of the new cannabis legalization law. Hutchinson will oversee the activities of five state agencies: Agriculture, Public Health, Revenue, DCEO, and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. She’ll also have sway over the Illinois State Police’s policies. Read