Bill introduced to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Illinois

4/12/17–A new bill being introduced in the Illinois House would legalize the drug. In its current form, the bill would allow people to have less than 28 grams of marijuana, under the same structure the state’s medical marijuana program currently uses. Lawmakers sponsoring the bill say it will provide safe products, which are taxed and licensed to consumers, while also providing $350 to $700 million in revenue. Read