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Safer Illinois is a coalition that supports replacing the harmful and ineffective prohibition of marijuana with sensible regulations and taxation. Join the coalition in reforming Illinois' marijuana policies by taking action, learning more, or making a contribution to our efforts.
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A Cook County referendum showing overwhelming support for legalizing marijuana has given a push to the movement to allow recreational use of the drug statewide, but opponents object that it wasn’t a fair vote.
Hear what the bill sponsors are saying about regulating marijuana in Illinois
"Marijuana prohibition is a quagmire that creates far more problems than it prevents. Regulating marijuana and removing the criminal element from marijuana production and sales will make our communities safer."
"Right now, all the money being spent on marijuana is going into the pockets of criminals and cartels. In a regulated system, the money would go into the cash registers of licensed, taxpaying businesses. Prohibition is a financial hole in the ground, and we should stop throwing taxpayer dollars into it."