We’ve enlisted Larry Mishkin, a local attorney who specializes in cannabis law in association with the Hoban Law Group based in Denver, to lay out the dos and dont’s of the new cannabis law. This information is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice.

The state’s adult-use cannabis legislation goes into effect on January 1, 2020, at 6 AM, but that doesn’t mean weed will be legal in Illinois. The adult-use legislation carries an array of restrictions and limitations to navigate: users must be 21 or older, products must be purchased at a licensed dispensary, transported home in their unopened original packaging, and consumed in private homes out of sight of neighbors.

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