Cook County Board Approves 3% Tax On Recreational Marijuana; Highest Rate In Chicago To Exceed 40% In Chicago By SummerThe new tax will go into effect on July 1, when the state’s recreational marijuana law allows local governments to begin collecting taxes on legal pot sales.
Bid To Allow Marijuana Use At Tobacco Shops Stalls In City Council Committee, But Vote Could Come Next WeekMayor Lori Lightfoot's plan to allow for on-site consumption of marijuana at licensed cigar bars, hookah lounges, and other tobacco shops hit a speed bump on Wednesday, as the City Council License Committee delayed a vote on the plan until at least early next week.
Revenues Amount To Nearly $11 Million For First 5 Days Of Legal Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisTotal sales for the first five days of legal recreational marijuana in Illinois have amounted to nearly $11 million.
Some Illinois Dispensaries Have Run Out Of Recreational MarijuanaThe initial demand for recreational marijuana has been so strong that several dispensaries have sold out of the product – less than a week into it being legal in Illinois.
Social Equity Entrepreneurs Celebrate Applications To Get Into Marijuana BusinessAs recreational marijuana sales continue to pour in millions of dollars in tax revenue in Illinois, a group made a move Thursday to make sure the multimillion-dollar industry doesn’t leave them behind.
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.
Recreational Marijuana Is Legal In IllinoisRecreational marijuana is officially legal in Illinois.
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.
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.
Chicago Hospitals Prepare For Problems Related To Legal Marijuana UseIn states where recreational marijuana is already up for sale, a legal high is sending more patients to the emergency room. Are hospitals in Chicago are prepared for when legal marijuana soon comes to Illinois?
As Marijuana Soon Becomes Legal In Illinois, Medical Users Fear Shortage, More Rising PricesBefore a single bud has been sold- there is already a shortage, and medical patients are feeling the impact.
L.A.-Based 4thMVMT Steps Up To Help Bring Social Equity To Chicago's Cannabis BusinessAs Illinois moves forward licensing dispensaries for legalized marijuana, minorities said they are getting left out of opportunities because of the high cost.