Last updated June 2019.

Source: Shayanne Gal/Business Insider

  • Illinois became the first state to pass a bill legalizingĀ marijuana sales through the legislature on Friday.
  • The bill is now awaiting Governor JB Pritzker’s signature, who made legalizing marijuana a core component of his campaign for governor’s office.
  • Marijuana sales are set to go live in Illinois on January 1, 2020.
  • Recreational marijuana is now legal in 11 states; medical marijuana is legal in 33.