'Sunnyside Wrigleyville' marijuana dispensary has 21 checkout counters, which the company says will allow them to handle thousands of customers on days when Wrigley Field is packed with baseball fans or concert goers.
"Yeah, I went to a Grateful Dead show at Wrigley Field and I smoked weed," said Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. "Indiana is woefully behind on this."
Recreational marijuana has become a cash cow for Illinois.
Illinois' medical cannabis industry got a big boost last year during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois' medical marijuana industry got a big boost last year.
Alameda County Sheriff's Office detectives say they've recovered upwards of $10 million in cash, 100,000 marijuana plants, and 6 tons of processed marijuana valued at $40 million in the largest-ever marijuana bust in the history of the Bay Area.
The City Council voted in favor of shrinking the downtown "exclusion zone" and relax zoning requirements for cannabis businesses all over the city.
Recreational marijuana sales will not be coming to Glen Ellyn.
Statewide marijuana sales reached just under $122 million in August.
Cannabis sales in Illinois are helping local community groups.
A plan to bring more pot shops to the downtown area is now moving to the full City Council.
The full City Council will take up the plan next week.
The six applicants were wrongly denied because of a data entry error, according to Toi Hutchinson, the Governor's senior cannabis adviser.
Wealthy, clouted, white male applicants also won a significant portion of perfect scores, instead of the Black and Latino applicants who were meant to get an advantage as “social equity” applicants from areas hurt by the war on drugs.
State Rep. Bob Morgan (D-Highwood) talks about his new bill which would prohibit Illinois workers from getting fired for only having a low-level positive result on a marijuana test.
Recreational marijuana sales in Illinois hit a record high in July with over $128 million, with Lollapalooza providing a big boost.
There are 55 winners of Illinois’ lottery for licenses to operate marijuana retail stores officials said Thursday, but the licenses can’t be awarded until a judge rules on a challenge to the process.
Customs and Border Patrol agents in Detroit found 2,583 pounds of marijuana in a semi-truck at the U.S. and Canada border.
Lollapalooza runs from this Thursday through Sunday and a local cannabis dispensary has a special offer.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed four bills into law Thursday, including one that makes Illinois the first state in the nation to ban police from lying to children during interrogations.