In the Land of Lincoln, marijuana sales continue to impress, with June representing a record month for recreational pot in Illinois. According to figures released by the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and reported on by the Daily Herald, a suburban Chicago newspaper, dispensaries in Illinois sold... Read more
Cities in Illinois Can Now Collect More Taxes On Marijuana Purchases
Municipalities in Illinois that have cannabis dispensaries will start seeing more money from recreational marijuana purchases. Cities, counties and villages that passed an individual 3% cannabis tax could start collecting it as of July 1. In the Metro East, that means more revenue for St. Clair County, Collinsville and... Read more
This week, Illinois announced that the state is temporarily suspending the deadline it had planned on for giving out adult-use cannabis grower licenses and cannabis transported licenses. According to an official executive order from Gov. JB Pritzker, by the powers vested in me as the Governor of the State... Read more
In this day and time, it is almost impossible to turn on the TV and not find a show or news conference or even live footage of an ongoing protest over “Black Lives Matter” or “Economic Equality”. The same situation exists with social media platforms, radio broadcast, etc., all... Read more
Exclusive Interview with Green Thumb Industries Chief Strategy Officer Jennifer Dooley Multi-state operator Green Thumb Industries (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF) started five years ago with the plan to establish itself in limited-license markets ahead of adult-use. Now, some of its markets have made the transition from medical to adult-use.... Read more
Chicago marijuana dispensaries close indefinitely
June 1, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment The bulletproof security glass inside Mission South Shore marijuana dispensary was supposed to be impenetrable. But it gave way Sunday afternoon to looters armed with crowbars and baseball bats. They smashed through the front door first, then hacked away at the... Read more
Member Blog: Social Equity In Illinois
by Shawnee Williams, Recruiter & Account Manager at Illinois Equity Staffing Recently, we had the pleasure of joining a webinar hosted by NCIA in which they discussed the state of the Illinois market. The #IndustryEssentials presentation covered topics such as Illinois House Bill 1438, social justice reform, licensing and... Read more
Sales of adult-use cannabis in Illinois totaled more than $37 million in April as recreational marijuana retailers enjoyed status as essential businesses in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Officials with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced on Monday that preliminary figures for adult-use... Read more
Illinois legal weed sales during the first full month of coronavirus lockdown amount to almost $37.3 million
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Illinois / Illinois legal weed sales during the first full month of coronavirus lockdown amount to almost $37.3 million May 5, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Legal weed sales during Illinois’ first full month of coronavirus lockdown amounted to... Read more
Webinar: NCIA Committee Insights – Illinois Market – What’s Happening and What’s Next
Join us on Monday, May 11 at 1:00 PM MT for this webinar. How is the 11th state to permit adult-use cannabis doing, and what’s coming next? Want to get your foot in the door? Join us in a lively conversation about Illinois application and licensing. Considering expansion to... Read more



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