Excitement, Long Lines Mark Marijuana Legalization in Illinois

January 03, 2020 01:50 PM
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Illinois, the largest Midwestern state in the U.S.,  is beginning 2020 with the implementation of a new law that allows people to legally buy marijuana for recreational use. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act also also allows the governor to pardon thousands for past low-level cannabis convictions. VOA's Mariama Diallo reports