Illinois’s new cannabis program will help some ill patients, but its many rules, restrictions, and uncertainties are a real buzz kill.
By Mick Dumke
Despite what you may have heard, you’re not going to be able to order a magic brownie with your morning coffee anytime soon. It’s still not a great idea to fire up a joint at the bus stop during rush hour. And to stay supplied, most of your friends will have to continue to rely on their always available but slightly shady pot dealer.
In all likelihood, marijuana will be legal in Illinois next year—but only in the most limited way possible.