'Everybody's friendly, everybody's high': Marijuana tour buses begin rolling in Chicago, with a stop at a private bring-your-own smoking lounge

CHICAGO — For her birthday, one of Mary Biekert’s daughters asked for something she’d never gotten before: a marijuana tour of Chicago.So there was Biekert on a recent Saturday night, with her two adult daughters in a private smoking lounge in the city where a tour bus had dropped them off, getting lessons in how to roll a joint and smoke a bong. The daughters, who live near St. Louis, had brought their own pot after spending three hours in line to buy from a licensed store in downstate Collinsville.Their mother had never gotten high before, and never had the desire to try. But she recently ha…

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