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The City of Springfield Considering a Ban on Marijuana Retail Sales?

Written by Julia Reinthaler and David E. Smith

Next week, elected officials in the City of Springfield will hold a hearing about whether to limit drug traffic and marijuana sales within the city limits. We hope and pray that they will seriously consider an ordinance that would prohibit marijuana retail businesses from setting up shop in Springfield.

It is imperative that local officials hear from pro-family residents, especially the clergy! They need to hear your concerns about the consequences of marijuana sales in the area.

The Springfield City Council has scheduled a Committee of the Whole hearing regarding future marijuana …

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Naperville Rally for Marijuana Retail Opt Out

It doesn’t matter what the communities around the City of Naperville do. If you normalize marijuana use, commercialize the product and increase access, you’re going to see an increase in drug traffic and use in all age categories. It is time to take a stand and keep recreational marijuana out of Naperville!

What: Rally in support of opting out of marijuana retail businesses

When: Saturday, August 31st

Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM

Where: Central Park – 104 E. Benton Avenue, Naperville (behind the Y).

Take ACTION: Heading out of town this weekend? You can send an email to the …

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Grundy County Board Considers Marijuana Retail Ban

Written by Julia Reinthaler and David E. Smith

Early next month, the Grundy County Board will debate the future of marijuana sales in your area. They will discuss the possibility of passing a county ordinance that would prohibit marijuana dispensaries and marijuana businesses throughout Grundy County.

It is imperative that local officials hear from pro-family residents, especially the clergy!

Don’t let proponents deceive you with their “tax revenues” talking points. According to a report published by the Centennial Institute, “for every dollar gained in tax revenue, Coloradans spend approximately $4.50 to mitigate the effects of legalization.” The …

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Woodford County Board Considers Marijuana Retail Ban

On Monday, August 12, the Public Safety Committee and the Conservation, Planning and Zoning Committee of the Woodford County Board will debate the future of marijuana sales in Woodford County. Both committees will discuss the possibility of passing a county ordinance that would prohibit marijuana dispensaries and marijuana businesses throughout Woodford County. Although the licensed growth, sale, possession and use of marijuana will be legal in Illinois effective January 1, 2020, the legislation signed into law by Governor JB Pritzker allows villages, cities and counties to opt out of marijuana retail sales.
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