After Losing $50,000, Social Equity Applicants Waiting For Marijuana License Say State Has Failed Them It has been more than a year since Illinois legalized and not one new operator has been given the green light to open up shop.
Some Social Equity Applicants Say Their Own Money Is On The Line As Marijuana Licenses Are DelayedThey did everything right – secured a space, put the money up, and now they’re waiting for a marijuana license.
Pritzker: Illinois Poised To Have Most Diverse Cannabis Industry In U.S.Facing calls from communities of color, lawmakers to suspend the lottery for 75 new marijuana dispensary licenses, Gov. Pritzker said he’s open to minor tweaks to the program, but he said the process needs to move forward before considering sweeping changes.
Companies That Lost Out On Lottery For Marijuana Dispensary Licenses To Get Second Chance At Passing GradeAfter a barrage of complaints that only 21 companies made the cut for the upcoming lottery for 75 new marijuana dispensary licenses, Gov. JB Pritzker has announced companies that missed out will get a second chance at making the grade.
Gov. JB Pritzker Open To 'Changes And Fixes' In Marijuana Licensing Process, But Won't Delay Dispensary LotteryLast week, the state announced only 21 of 700 applicants for up to 75 new dispensary licenses would move forward to the upcoming lottery process.
Executive Order Delaying Marijuana Licenses Has Social Equity Applicants Worried About Being Shut OutMore than 80 new marijuana licenses would have been announced Wednesday, but an executive order issued by Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday delayed them.
New Marijuana Dispensary Opening On Weed Street, But Other Dispensary Licenses Are Stuck On Indefinite PauseThe second recreational-only marijuana dispensary in Chicago opens Wednesday, on – believe it or not - Weed Street.
Illinois Pushes Back Deadline To Issue New Marijuana LicensesIllinois is pushing back its deadline for issuing new licenses to grow, infuse and transport marijuana.