Illinois Marijuana Bill Likely to Come Up 'Very Soon'
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Illinois Marijuana Bill Likely to Come Up 'Very Soon'

Sen. Heather Steans said substantial bill language will be filed soon.

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April 23, 2019

SPRINGFIELD – A key supporter of an initiative to legalize adult recreational marijuana in Illinois said substantial bill language will be filed soon, and the issue could be one of the first discussed by state lawmakers when they return to the Statehouse from their two-week spring break next week.

In a recent interview for the Capitol Cast podcast by Capitol News Illinois, state Sen. Heather Steans, a Chicago Democrat, said she hoped to file substantial adult use language “by the end of April or very early May, if not (Tuesday) April 30. ... Very soon, when we are done with the two-week break here.”

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