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TODAY: Gov. Pritzker signed the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act into law officially making Illinois the 11th state to legalize cannabis and the first state to legalize retail sales legislatively!

"Illinois’ focus on fairness and equity in legalization should be a model for other states." -Steve Hawkins, MPP's executive director
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In other news, Hawaii Gov. David Ige announced that he will allow a modest decriminalization bill to become law. https://t.co/5OCPTr1ArO

MPP was honored to work hand-in-hand with elected leaders to craft a law ending cannabis prohibition, in a way that begins to remedy the devastation of communities targeted by the war on drugs.

MPP has lobbied to reform cannabis policies in the Illinois state Legislature since 2004, leading the advocacy campaigns behind Illinois’ successful medical cannabis and decriminalization efforts. We will continue working with allies to ensure smooth implementation of the CRTA. https://t.co/nSzBta86I1

Illinois’ focus on fairness and equity in legalization should be a model for other states. The CRTA will clear up to 770,000 criminal records and will provide new business and employment opportunities for those whose lives were derailed by prohibition.

TODAY: Gov. Pritzker signed the Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act into law officially making Illinois the 11th state to legalize cannabis and the first state to legalize retail sales legislatively!

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"The passage of the Blumenauer-McClintock-Norton amendment demonstrates that sustained pressure on Congress to address the conflict between state and federal cannabis laws has yielded results." -Matt Schweich, MPP's deputy director https://t.co/Jo9k24KDME