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Police remind Wisconsin residents of weed laws as Illinois nears legalization

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Posted at 8:11 AM, Dec 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-03 09:11:37-05

KENOSHA COUNTY, Wis. — Recreational marijuana sales start Jan. 1 in Illinois, and the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department reminds residents that Wisconsin state laws have not changed.

The sheriff's department understands that residents can travel to Illinois next month and consume recreational marijuana, but the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department will continue enforcing state laws and local ordinances in regards to marijuana.

The public is encouraged to report any illegal drug activity to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department by calling 262-605-5100 or anonymously calling Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.