Ammons wants to avoid overregulation of recreational marijuana

More ideas for regulating recreational marijuana could surface this week, but one lawmaker wants to make sure the legislature doesn’t over-regulate the industry or consumers.

Regulation ideas for Illinois have included allowing local control over cannabis sales, allowing adults to grow five plants at home, and even limiting how much one consumer can possess to one ounce.

Chris Stone with medical cannabis dispensary HCI Alternatives in Springfield and Collinsville said if such limits are implemented there are already systems in place to help with compliance.

“We’re going to have a tracking system that’s going to make sure that whatever the limit is that more at


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