Illinois is the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana in the U.S. and the first one to do it with legislation. Come January 1st, Illinois will face a host of issues that this new bill will bring. Shortages, legal and social justice issues, and dispensary locations are at the forefront of everyone's mind. Farmers and brands that will be marketing their recreational strains will run into a harsh advertisement policy that makes ads for alcohol and tobacco seem like a walk in the park.

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