If you're excited for January 1, 2020, make sure you know the rules surrounding legalized marijuana in Illinois.

Did you know you can't smoke weed in your yard if someone is within an unobstructed view? It's true. The potential fines will be much less than they are now, $50 for the first and $100 is if happens again within 30 days, according to Chicago Suntimes.

Chicago Police are encouraged to explain these rules to first-time offenders just to make sure they're familiar, so it's not like tickets will be flying.

Here are the rules regarding smoking pot in Illinois come 2020.

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