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Streator council discusses marijuana sales tax

  STREATOR – Streator’s council discussed whether to act on a city sales tax for marijuana on Tuesday. According to City Manager David Plyman, the city just recently received a memo letter from legal council on the matter. Plyman says it’s going to be a learning curve. ...Read more

Springfield to consider cannabis zoning, taxes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in Illinois’ capitol city will begin debating regulations on growing and selling recreational marijuana before it becomes legal Jan. 1. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports the City Council will meet as a committee Tuesday to begin ...Read more

LaSalle City Council Debates Food Trucks

LASALLE – LaSalle City Council discussed possible amendments to the city’s mobile food vendor ordinance. Although what the city discussed is not final, the council members did agree that food trucks would have to purchase an annual permit for $600. Members of the council also discussed ...Read more