Illinois Lieutenant Governor Buys Marijuana On State’s First Day Of Legal Sales

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Buys Marijuana On State’s First Day Of Legal Sales

The lieutenant governor of Illinois was among the first customers to purchase marijuana on the state’s first day of legal sales on Wednesday. Shortly after the Sunnyside Lakeview dispensary opened its doors, Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton (D) bought clementine-flavored edible gummies and paid with cash. The event marks the beginning of Illinois’s adult-use program, which went into effect with the new year, months after Gov. J. B. Pritzker (D) signed legalization legislation into law. .⁦@LtGovStratton⁩ buys Mindy’s edibles at the 6 am opening of cannabis store in Wrigleyville. She pays with a $100 bill. pic.twitter.com/6wDH0IGwik — Shia Kapos (@ShiaKapos) January 1, 2020 The reform move has been widely welcomed by top lawmakers in the state. But while there’s enthusiasm about the economic and industry potential of the nascent cannabis market, much of the focus has concentrated on social equity and ensuring that communities most impacted by prohibition reap the benefits of legalization. Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton was among the first customers at Sunnyside Lakeview this morning, buying some edible gummies in the first few minutes of legal recreational marijuana sales https://t.co/45LxNc5ImO pic.twitter.com/jkjgS37MkB — Chicago Tribune (@chicagotribune) January 1, 2020 To that end, Prtizker announced on Tuesday that he had…

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