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  1. Ron Strider

    IL: Preckwinkle Backs Putting Marijuana Legalization Question To Voters

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle signaled her support Tuesday for an advisory referendum on whether recreational marijuana use should be made legal. Preckwinkle, a longtime advocate for reducing the focus on the decades long war on drugs to concentrate more on violent crime, backs...
  2. Ron Strider

    IL: Cook County Commissioner Renews Call To Legalize Marijuana In Illinois

    Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey renewed calls to legalize recreational marijuana in Illinois Wednesday. Fritchey called the action "taxpayer relief." As the battle over the county's sweetened beverage tax continues, Fritchey said residents have reached their limit on new taxes...