Illinois has collected $62 million from legalized marijuana sales that’s earmarked for helping minority businesses and neighborhood development.
Recreational marijuana is lighting up Illinois with unprecedented revenue, and the profit margin has plenty of room to grow.
Gov. Pritzker announced on Thursday that 492,129 non-felony cannabis related arrest records have been expunged at the state level by the Illinois State police
Customs officers at O’Hare International Airport confiscated an illegal shipment of 10,000 "dabbers" used to vaporize marijuana.
Fate Winslow was approached by undercover officers in 2008 and they asked where to buy some marijuana. He borrowed a bike, found some marijuana, and gave it to officers who then gave him $5. He got life in prison.
If signed into U.S. law, the MORE Act would decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and reinvest in communities hit hardest by the war on drugs.
Board President Norman Yee, who introduced the proposal, wanted to ban marijuana smoke as well, but couldn’t get the votes,
A new legal group will help people with marijuana convictions in Illinois clear their records.
Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s interpretation of Illinois’ marijuana legalization law is costing the state more than $100 million in tax revenue by blocking certain pot shops from relocating, some state lawmakers and cannabis industry advocates say.
Recreational marijuana initiatives passed in four states this year, from liberal New Jersey to conservative Montana and South Dakota. The results prove how broadly accepted marijuana has become.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has canceled 350 layoffs tied to her pandemic budget.
Illinois saw more than $100 million in marijuana sales in October.
“Schools and drugs do not mix. Today it’s Old Saint Mary’s, tomorrow it could be your school,” said parent Kate Lamantia.
In a time where the recreational cannabis industry is seeing record monthly sales – close to $68 million last month – a Chicago suburb is now getting their piece of the pie.
Researchers at the University of South Carolina believe THC, the most potent chemical found in marijuana, could help avert some fatal complications seen in COVID-19 patients.
Illinois tweaked how business owners seeking recreational marijuana licenses can apply following complaints that the process favored politically connected and rich applicants over minorities and veterans who were supposed to benefit.
Al Grippe talks about Oakton Community College's upcoming free virtual cannabis dispensary license workshops.
The House will likely vote on a historic marijuana decriminalization bill next month, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Friday.
Jim Belushi talks about headlining Thursday's grand opening of the Greenhouse dispensary in Skokie and his partnership with Grassroots Cannabis.
Coloradans who are concerned about the coronavirus pandemic can now purchase marijuana through a contactless weed vending machine at certain dispensaries.