Cannabis in Illinois: 5 Years In, How Has Colorado Coped With Legalized Weed? | Cannabis Culture


As Illinois prepares to embark on a potentially culture-changing adventure with legal cannabis, the first state to legalize pot offers a snapshot of the way the world may appear a few years hence.

Colorado legalized medical marijuana 19 years ago, and recreational cannabis in January of 2014. Today, Denver has more marijuana stores than Chicago has McDonald’s restaurants.

Indeed, a section of Broadway in the Mile High City, known as “The Green Mile,” is believed to have the densest concentration of cannabis dispensaries anywhere in the world.]]

– Read the entire article at NBC Chicago.