Illinois’ congressional delegation mixed on cannabis legalization

1/17/19–Despite Illinois legalizing cannabis for adults over 21 to purchase, possess and consume, some Illinois congressmen are sounding off on if the federal government should follow suit. Several Democratic U.S. Representatives from Illinois are signing on to the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act in Congress, but the measure has yet to advance. In the first 12 days of sales, Illinois state officials said there was nearly $20 million in marijuana products sold. Read