Primary Election Day happens tomorrow in Illinois, and voters‚Äô choices will have a huge impact on the future of cannabis policy in the state. Lawmakers are now considering legislation to end marijuana prohibition and legalize cannabis for adults 21 and over. Illinoisans should take a close look at whether candidates will stand up for sensible marijuana policy reform.
We‚Äôve done some of the work for you. If you haven‚Äôt voted already, please check out our Illinois Voter‚Äôs Guide to see where the candidates appearing on your ballot stand on cannabis reform. For more information, including where you can cast your ballot and when voting locations will be open, check out the state‚Äôs website here.
While elected officials are more supportive of legalization than ever before, we want momentum to build, and this year‚Äôs elections will have a big impact both in the legislature and in the governor‚Äôs office. It‚Äôs crucial that supporters of cannabis reform make their voices heard in Illinois.