Unlike every other state to legalize REC, Illinois passed a 600+-page cannabis law at the time it legalized, and it’s causing problems for some of the state’s largest players.
Crain’s Chicago Business
- Cannabis companies are scouting some of the most expensive real estate in Chicago, including along the Magnificent Mile.
- Chicago-based Cresco Labs plans to open 50 of its Sunnyside brand dispensaries across 11 states.
Chain Store Age
- Libertarian-leaning Reason argues cannabis businesses shouldn’t have to demonstrate capital assets to win licenses, as some states require.
- High Times is starting the Clio Cannabis awards which will honor achievements in cannabis marketing.