Medical Marijuana Company's Bid To Move To Bigger Location Advances In Tense Zoning Committee MeetingWith recreational marijuana becoming legal on Jan. 1, Cresco Labs, owners of MedMar Lakeview, are seeking to build a new dispensary at 3524 N. Clark St. so it can expand its current operations.
Cresco Labs, Joliet-Based Marijuana Producer, Is Growing Its WorkforceLegal recreational marijuana is only months away in Illinois, but those who grow and package cannabis are looking for a new crop of employees to meet demand.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Companies Work To ExpandWith marijuana now legal in Canada, some Illinois companies are finding success securing Canadian investors looking to enter the industry.
New Medical Marijuana Lawsuits Question Illinois PermitsThere are now four lawsuits naming the Illinois Department of Agriculture as a defendant and 33 months left in the state's pilot program, which has been troubled by questions about background checks and how the government selected businesses.
Cook County Judge Says Medical Marijuana Delay Can ContinueA Cook County judge ruled Thursday that a temporary restraining order delaying a medical marijuana cultivation center in northeastern Illinois can remain in place. Judge Kathleen Kennedy also ordered the plaintiff to post a bond of $200,000 to compensate for any harm caused if delays are later found to be improperly granted.
Medical Marijuana Lawsuit Focuses On Secret Permitting ProcessA Cook County judge is expected to hear arguments Tuesday on what documents should be part of the case. A Chicago company called PM Rx is suing the Department of Agriculture, claiming the agency broke its own rules when awarding marijuana cultivation permits.