CHICAGO (CBS) — It has been more than a year of delays, but finally, 55 winners have been chosen for marijuana store licenses here in Illinois.
That is out of a pool of 626 applicants who qualified.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students
But they can’t receive the licenses just yet because of a lawsuit challenging the process.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General's Office Holds Virtual Town Hall As It Begins Investigation Into Death Of Eric Lurry In Joliet Police Custody
There will be two more lotteries in the weeks ahead, for 130 more licenses.MORE NEWS: Workers Walk Out At El Milagro Tortilla Factory In Little Village, Citing Unsafe Conditions And COVID-19 Concerns
The entire list of winners announced Thursday can be found at this link from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.