Illinois Uses Cannabis Revenue for Restorative Justice | NowThis
Illinois is putting $31M in cannabis revenue towards restorative justice for communities of color impacted by the war on drugs.
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In US news and current events today, when Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed Illinois’ recreational cannabis bill into law in June 2019, there was a Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) program established. The bill stipulated that 25% of cannabis tax revenue be diverted into the R3 program, which provides ‘restorative justice’ grants to help communities of color impacted by the war on drugs.
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