Illinois

Is cannabis legal in Illinois?

Is pot legal in Illinois?

Is weed legal in Illinois?

Is marihuana legal in Illinois?

Is marijuana legal in Illinois?

It is legal for people of Illinois to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis for medical use only.

Sale for medical use only.

Transport for medical use only.

Cultivation is illegal

Additional info

Bringing any type of drug into or out of a country is illegal in most places, so don’t bring them with you when traveling (or at least make sure it’s legal first).
Driving under influence of drugs is also illegal in most places, and for good reason. Do not drive under influence to avoid any problems.
Many places do not allow the use of drugs in public, even when they are legalized for recreational use. Make sure it is legal before lighting a joint in a public place.

Latest news

Legislature Hears Pros, Cons on Marijuana Legalization | Illinois ...

U.S. News & World Report - 2 weeks ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Law enforcement officials and drug-policy experts have differing takes on whether Illinois should legalize general use of...

Kane state's attorney fights legalization of marijuana

Chicago Tribune - 1 week ago
SB316, known as the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act, proposes to make it legal for Illinois residents over the age of 21 to possess 28 grams or less of marijuana, up to five marijuana plants and related marijuana paraphernalia. The bill, which...

Law school podcast: Cannabis and the law

Northwestern University NewsCenter - 5 hours ago
... counsel at Green Thumb Industries (GTI), about the complexities of the marijuana industry, including how Illinois has set a precedent for regulatory programs, the banking challenges facing cultivators and the battle for more research within the...

Illinois Legislature Considers Cannabis Legalization Pros and Cons

Leafly - 2 weeks ago
According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, 29 states and Washington, D.C., have laws legalizing marijuana in some form, including Illinois, which approved medical cannabis in 2014. The organization says eight states and Washington,...

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