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.
Oakton Community College Prepares Students For The Business Of MarijuanaCannabis and campus life were once a distracting mix. Now, the expanding industry of pot has schools preparing college graduates for a future in the marijuana industry.
First Legal Steps Coming To Clear Cook County Marijuana ConvictionsThe first steps to begin clearing marijuana convictions in Cook County starts today.
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.
Marijuana Will Soon Be Legal In Illinois, But It's Still Prohibited In Federal Public Housing, Sparking Fears Among TenantsRecreational marijuana will soon be legal in Illinois, but federally it's prohibited. It's use or posession can still cause public housing tenants to lose their living arrangements.
City To Host Two More Public Meetings On Recreational Pot This Week Ahead Of New State Marijuana LawPeople who attend the meetings will have a chance to ask questions and provide input about the legalization of recreational pot starting on Jan. 1.
Why Are Illinois Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Limiting Their Sales?A shortage of medical marijuana in Illinois has been making headlines lately, and now, we’ve learned sales are being limited.
Social Equity Not Equal For Everyone Trying To Sell Recreational Marijuana"People like me are going to be left out."
Mayor Lightfoot Seeks To Reduce Fines For Using Pot In Public, And Stop Impounding Cars With Marijuana InsideWith recreational marijuana becoming legal in Illinois next year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is moving to end the city's practice of impounding cars found with pot inside, and to reduce the fines for using marijuana in public.
'Don't Give Them Your Money:' Entrepreneurs Say Groups Offering Pricey Classes On Marijuana Business Are A ScamAdults in Illinois can legally buy weed in less than two months, and the prospects for making a profit off pot are very high. But so is the risk of being ripped off.
Medical Marijuana Users Frustrated By Lower Supply, Rising Prices In IllinoisIs Illinois’ pot supply going up in smoke?
Which States Are Riding The Recreational Marijuana Wave?An analysis commissioned by Illinois lawmakers estimated recreational marijuana sales in the range of $1.6 to $2.5 billion and state revenue in the range of $443 to $676 million each year.
City Council Approves Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Proposed Zoning Rules For Recreational Marijuana In ChicagoThe ordinance setting limits on where recreational marijuana businesses can operate in the city passed by a 40-10 vote.
City Council Black Caucus Proposes Postponing Recreational Marijuana For 6 Months Citing Zero Black OwnershipRecreational marijuana in Chicago is hitting some snags. The city's Black Caucus is proposing to delay sales for six months, saying it's not about money but about equity.
City Council Black Caucus Takes Issue With Rollout Plan For Legal Recreational Marijuana In ChicagoRecreational marijuana becomes legal in Illinois next year, but on Tuesday, what seemed like a routine City Council Zoning Committee vote was suddenly blocked when the Black Caucus demanded a closed-door meeting.