By: CHRISTINE HERMAN
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration acknowledges that the war on cannabis disproportionately affects low-income communities of color.
State officials are now taking steps to ensure those who’ve been negatively impacted have a leg up when Illinois legalizes adult-use cannabis in 2020.
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity released a map earlier this week highlighting the parts of the state hardest hit by the criminalization of cannabis.