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Legalizing Marijuana: How Illinois can Benefit

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

February 13, 2018

In grade school, during D.A.R.E, a program designed to teach younger students about the dangers of drugs, we were instilled with the fear that marijuana is the gateway drug that would eventually land us in jail. During my first and only experience, I did not land in jail. I did eat an entire pot of spag...

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