Mayor Lightfoot and City Health Officials Announce “Cannabis Facts Chicago” Campaign to Provide Precautionary Guidance Ahead of Cannabis Legalization in 2020

CHICAGO – With the legalization of cannabis in the state of Illinois on January 1, 2020, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) are issuing guidance and precautionary information for those who plan to consume products recreationally. To ensure a safe and responsible implementation of legalized cannabis, the City is rolling out a new public service awareness campaign called Cannabis Facts Chicago aimed at offering residents, particularly parents and guardians, information on the potential impact of recreational cannabis as well as