In Wake Of Legalization, Cannabis Education Summits Headed To Maywood

Sunday, June 30, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Come Jan. 1, 2020, recreational marijuana use and possession will be legal in Illinois, and one Maywood woman wants to make sure that minorities don’t miss out on what’s likely to be a booming industry.

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In Bellwood, Proviso Residents Sound Off On Legalized Marijuana

Sunday, June 2, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Community members in support of a law legalizing recreational marijuana raise their hands to indicate their support during a May 25 town hall in Bellwood. | Courtesy Nathaniel George-Booker/Facebook

A week before lawmakers in Springfield voted to pass a bill that would make recreational marijuana legal in the state of Illinois, residents from across Proviso Township gathered in Bellwood to voice their opinions on what was then still pending legislation. The state legalized medical marijuana five years ago.

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