Democratic candidate for Governor J.B. Pritzker wants to legalize the use of recreational marijuana in Illinois.
Currently, only medical marijuana is legal in the state. Eight other states including most recently California have legalized the purchase and use of recreational marijuana.
Pritzker was joined by State Senator Heather Steans (D-Lake Forest) and 48th Chicago Ward Democratic Committeewoman Carol Ronen at a press conference to support legalization, in part to end the criminalization of possession of marijuana and to generate tax revenue. […]