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So much for the coastal elites thinking they can show Middle America how to get things done.
Section 280E was written with to preclude drug dealers from taking business deductions but has used mostly against the legal marijuana industry.
The legalization measure contains social equity provisions activists believe could be a national model.
The Illinois Legislature is winning praise for having dealt upfront with the tough social equity issues raised by legalization.
Business interests and public opinion clearly favor ending prohibition but the status quo still has a lot of momentum.
The fate of the SAFE Banking Act is far from certain but there is progress to celebrate.
A new law is likely to result in many millions of dollars in sales to patients who have been denied whole flower.