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  • Will legalizing marijuana be a boon to the state of Illinois?

    Photo of Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and the director of the Labor Education Program in Chicago.

    By legalizing and taxing recreational marijuana, the state of Illinois could fund additional pension payments while making investments in public education, construction projects, and drug treatment and prevention programs, says Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois and the director of the Labor Education Program in Chicago.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s note:  To contact Robert Bruno, call 630-487-0013; email bbruno@illinois.edu.