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Recreational marijuana goes on sale Jan. 1 — here's how, where and what you'll be able to buy in Illinois

When marijuana dispensaries open their doors for recreational sales in Illinois on Jan. 1, customers will walk into a shopping experience more akin to a Walgreens or Apple store than a stereotypical pot shop.

Many companies have remade medical marijuana dispensaries to be bright, technology-driven and streamlined. Here's what you need to know before you head to a dispensary on Jan. 1.


So far, 32 operating medical marijuana stores around the state have received all needed approvals to sell recreational weed.

The state is approving applications from existing dispensaries on a rolling basis, but if a municipality votes down recreational sales, the state approval is moot. Residents of

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