Illinois Earmarks $45M from Cannabis Taxes for Community Development Grants

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Ganjapreneur report.. Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker (D) on Wednesday announced another $45 million in cannabis tax-derived Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) grants, which are earmarked for communities most impacted by the war on drugs. The round includes $40.5 million for organizations that provide civil legal aid services, economic development, re-entry from the criminal justice system, violence prevention, and youth development. Another $4.5 million is made available for capacity-building grants to help small organizations expand, the Governor’s Office said. The program is funded using 25% of adult-use cannabis tax revenues. Read more Illinois Earmarks $45M from Cannabis Taxes for Community Development Grants

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