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Tight-knit female lawmakers behind legal marijuana have new nickname

Sep 12, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, admitting she's the most foul-mouthed of the group, said she came up with the name "Cannabitches" as a counterweight to a more wholesome moniker that had been ascribed to them: "The Marijuana Moms." It's got a nice ring to it. It might stick.

The female state legislators behind the legalization of marijuana in Illinois have a new nickname.

"The Cannabitches."

Sate Rep. Kelly Cassidy said the name was formed as an inside joke after an NPR Illinois s...