• Illinois
  • Medical use: Legal
  • Recreational: Yes

In Illinois, both medical and recreational marijuana are legal. Medical marijuana was legalized in 2013 through House Bill 1, allowing qualified patients to possess up to 2.5 ounces of usable cannabis during a 14-day period. Following this, recreational marijuana was legalized in 2019. Residents over the age of 21 can purchase and possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana at any time, while non-residents may possess up to 15 grams. However, consuming marijuana in public places remains illegal.

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