Social Equity Applicant Optimistic About Getting Dispensary LicenseThere was a noticeable minority presence in the crowd Thursday. This is the first opportunity many had to take advantage of the state's Social Equity program. Applicants from distressed communities with 51% minority ownership in their businesses can earn more extra points leading to licences approval.
Locate A Cannabis Dispensary Near YouRecreational marijuana sales begin on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Here is some information about where they will take place.
Huge Crowds Turn Out, Some Turned Away On First Day Of Legal Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisThe first full day of legal recreational marijuana sales was in the book Wednesday night.
From Paychecks To Pot Sales, Illinois Rings 2020 With New RulesA new congestion tax aimed at reducing downtown traffic will more than quadruple the tax on solo rides to and from downtown Chicago, from 72 cents to $3.00. The fee increase will take place between 6:00 in the morning and 10:00 at night, when the traffic is the worst downtown. 
With Legal Marijuana In 2020, Some Count Down To 'Hempy' New YearAt midnight on Wednesday morning with the start of 2020, recreational marijuana is legal in Illinois.
On Eve Of Legal Marijuana In Illinois, North Aurora Dispensary Prepares For Crowds And Medical Patients Worry About SupplyLegal recreational marijuana goes on sale in Illinois on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.
Big Rush For Medical Marijuana Users To Stock Up Ahead Of Recreational LegalizationThere is a rush for medical marijuana users to stock up before the crush expected Wednesday, when recreational cannabis becomes legal.
Chicago's Trolley And Red Double-Decker Buses Rolling To A StopWhen asked why the company was shutting down, a spokesperson would only say it was a "business decision." No further explanation offered. One hundred fifty people will be out of work.
Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Midwest Interstate TensionNonresidents can purchase less marijuana than Illinois residents under the state's new law, and law enforcement in surrounding states have announced plans to strictly enforce their standing restriction on marijuana.
Volkswagen Raises Forecast For Electric Car ProductionThe Wolfsburg-based automaker said its core Volkswagen brand would turn out a million battery-only cars by the end of 2023 instead of 2025, and would reach 1.5 million by the end of 2025.
Fired Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Could Walk Away With $60 Million Golden ParachuteThe exact amount of money that he will leave with isn't yet clear. That will depend on his negotiations with Boeing, including how the company labels his departure — for example, was it a retirement? A resignation? A layoff?
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg ResignsChairman David Calhoun will take over as CEO, effective January 13, 2020.
Sears Sells DieHard Car Battery Brand To Advance Auto Parts For $200 MillionAdvance Auto Parts said it will sell DieHard auto batteries in its more than 4,800 stores and plans to expand it into batteries for other types of vehicles.
Electric Pickup Truck Company Rivian Raises $1.3 BillionRivian, the company making electric vehicles for Amazon and Ford, just got a big influx of cash.
Cannabis Business Reps Disappointed By Move To Delay Recreational Sales Until JulyCannabis business representatives said they were caught off guard and disappointed after a City Council committee approved an ordinance that would delay recreational marijuana sales in Chicago until July.