Illinois lawmakers soon expected to turn attention to marijuana


Attention at the Statehouse is expected to begin focusing on one of Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s top priorities – legalizing recreational marijuana – with the deadline for lawmakers to introduce new bills Friday.

Two key Chicago Democratic lawmakers, Sen. Heather Steans and Rep. Kelly Cassidy, have met with interested groups around Illinois and are expected to introduce legislation soon.

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