When was cannabis made legal in Illinois?

On Tuesday 6/25/2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed Illinois House Bill 1438, better known as the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (CRTA), thus legalizing the consumption and possession of cannabis for adults 21 and older in Illinois starting January 1, 2020. Illinois is the 11th state in the country to legalize the recreational use and purchase of marijuana (after Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington).

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1. When was cannabis made legal in Illinois?
2. How much cannabis may an individual possess?
3. Who can legally purchase and consume cannabis?
4. Who can legally grow and sell recreational cannabis?
5. Can the consumption/possession of cannabis be banned by a local municipality like Glen Ellyn?
6. Will the Village have any regulatory abilities?
7. What regulatory abilities, if any, do business owners and landlords have?
8. Will cannabis consumption be allowed in public spaces?
9. Where will consumption be allowed?
10. Does the Act itself restrict the location of cannabis businesses or advertising?
11. What is the licensing timeline?
12. What will the Village's role be in the licensing process?
13. Are there any changes to existing medical cannabis laws?
14. Is the sale of medical cannabis currently allowed in Glen Ellyn? If so, where?
15. How is cannabis taxed?
16. How will the potential tax revenue generated be used?
17. How do federal laws affect Illinois' law?
18. How does the law effect workplace drug policies?
19. Does the Act place limits on cannabis advertising?
20. How does recreational cannabis affect criminal records?