Illinois Announces Upcoming Cannabis Dispensary License Lotteries

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced late last week that the state will conduct three lotteries later this summer to award licenses for recreational marijuana retailers. The lotteries, scheduled to be held in July and August, will determine who receives licenses for 185 adult-use cannabis dispensaries across the state.  Pritzker’s office…

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Illinois’ Black Market Weed Problem Mimics That of California and Canada in This Way?

Illinois is having similar problems than Canada, California, and many other states that have legalized cannabis – a strong and thriving black market! Depending on who you ask, there are billions of dollars of cannabis being sold illegally in these legal states – but I wonder why that would be?…

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Illinois Legislature Passes New Bill to Expand Cannabis Licensing

More than 100 additional recreational marijuana dispensaries will be coming to Illinois under a bill approved by state lawmakers last week. The measure, HB 1443, received nearly unanimous approval from the state Senate on Friday after being passed by a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Passage…

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