Morning Spin: County commissioner pushing pot legalization has medical marijuana card

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A Cook County commissioner who’s pushing to legalize recreational marijuana says he uses pot regularly to treat a medical condition.

John Fritchey received his medical cannabis card from the state in May 2017 and smokes a concentrated form of the drug, much like an e-cigarette, he recently told the Chicago Tribune. The commissioner said he only smokes at night, but not every day and not when he’s interacting with the public.

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