The Week In Cannabis: Illinois Goes Rec, Quebec Pulls Back And A Recap Of 2019

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The Week In Cannabis: Illinois Goes Rec, Quebec Pulls Back And A Recap Of 2019

A new decade is here. And with it, a year where “4/20” will last an entire month!

Legal cannabis for adult use arrived to Illinois, with long lines outside of dispensaries formed on Jan 1. The day saw $3.2 million in weed products sold. Among the first customers was Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton.

Ahead of the recreational program rollouts, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced pardons for more than 11,000 misdemeanor cannabis convictions involving small amounts of the herb, and the expungement of the records in those cases.