Illinois is one signature away from joining the 10 other states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana.
With a bipartisan vote of 66-47, the House approved a bill Friday that would allow residents age 21 and older to legally possess 30 grams of cannabis, 5 grams of cannabis concentrate or 500 milligrams of THC contained in a cannabis-infused product. Nonresidents could possess 15 grams of cannabis.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned for office on a legal pot, is expected to sign the bill when it reaches his desk. The Senate approved on Wednesday
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