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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Development, Planning & Zoning Committee to discuss ordinance on cannabis

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The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (the “Act”) was signed by Governor Pritzker on June 25, 2019, legalizing the purchase, procurement, possession, consumption, use (in a private residence), or transportation of cannabis within limitations. Local government may enact ordinances to allow, prohibit or significantly limit a cannabis business establishment’s location.

The Development, Planning & Zoning Committee will be discussing this topic at the August 26th meeting at 7 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. This agenda item is for discussion only. Public comment will be taken at this meeting. This Public Act requires municipalities to enact ordinances regarding this topic by January 1, 2020. For more information, please visit

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