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.
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.
COVID-19 Pandemic Delays Awarding Of 75 New Marijuana Dispensary Licenses In IllinoisWith Illinois still apparently not yet at the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak, new businesses hoping to get in on the next round of the legal marijuana industry will have to wait a bit longer to find out if they can get state licenses.
Kankakee County Democrats Take Down Meme Comparing Trump's MAGA Hats To KKK HoodsThe posts, which have since been removed from Twitter and Facebook, featured a picture of the "Make America Great Again" slogan imposed onto a red Ku Klux Klan mask, along with the words "What's the difference between a Klan hood and a MAGA hat? The Klan hood was made in America."