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Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill Tuesday

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SPRINGFIELD (WSIL) - Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Illinois the nation's 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use.
  
Pritzker has scheduled a bill-signing ceremony Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. in Chicago. His staff listed the event on his schedule released late Monday night.
  
The law would allow residents to purchase and possess up to 1 ounce (30 grams) of usable marijuana at a time. Nonresidents could have 15 grams. Up to five privately home-grown plants would be allowed for personal use, but only for patients approved for the existing medical marijuana program.
  
Ten states and the District of Columbia allow recreational use.

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