When can you can walk into a store and buy a joint?
How is the quality of recreational marijuana regulated?
Should I keep my medical marijuana card?
How much will legal pot cost?
How will the process for clearing criminal pot records work?
My cannabis record is not eligible for automatic expungement. Is there anything I can do to get it removed?
Where will weed be allowed? Where will it be banned?
How is the state ensuring that the communities damaged by the racist war on drugs will benefit from legalization?
Can I get fired for using marijuana?
Are there penalties for driving under the influence of weed?
Can police test for driving under the influence of marijuana?
What kinds of cannabis products will be available? Brownies, oils, flower?
Can I pay with a credit card or is it still all cash?
Will everything smell like pot?
Can people from other states bring pot back home?
I’ve heard a lot about issues with licensing and concerns that there won’t really be a “rollout” on Jan. 1. Is there merit to this?
Where will recreational weed be sold?
Will restaurants be able to sell marijuana-infused food?
Will it be legal to order marijuana online if both the dispensary and recipient are in Illinois?
Do I need an ID to purchase weed?
Once I've smoked a cannabis cigarette, how will I know when I get high?
Pot? Weed? Chronic? What's the right term for marijuana?
Who is developing the supply? Will it all be grown in Illinois or can weed produced elsewhere get imported?
What rules or regulations will be set for edibles?
Do you think big companies will have weed at their Christmas parties?
Will there be a difference of quality and strains of recreational and medical marijuana?
Will there be any regulations on firearm ownership and marijuana possession?
Where will the tax money go?
How will this impact housing and housing laws? Can apartments or condos restrict usage?
Can a person overdose on marijuana?
Will the state keep expanding the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana?
Will there be grants offered to women and minorities who'd like to get into the cannabis business?
How do I get into the business?
How do I talk to my child about legal weed?
Will the state support research to study how marijuana affects individual and public health?
How many plants can I grow at home for personal use?
How much cannabis product will a person be able to buy at a time on Illinois?
This guide has been updated to correct a conversion of grams to ounces.
About this guide
This guide was produced with help from WBEZ readers and listeners. In July, we asked what questions you had about legal weed in Illinois. Since then, we received more than 170 responses. We've been answering questions weekly, prioritizing those asked most often and those we hoped would be most useful. This guide is a compilation of those questions and answers.