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Illinois Hits $1B in Cannabis Sales This Year

Illinois Hits $1B in Cannabis Sales This Year

By Gene Mcklnley / July 12, 2024 /

Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion Milestone, Fueling Economic Growth and Social Equity Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on Wednesday that the state reached a significant milestone, surpassing $1 billion…

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Governor Reports Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion in 2024

Governor Reports Illinois Cannabis Sales Hit $1 Billion in 2024

By Bayley Greenleaf / July 11, 2024 /

Illinois Cannabis Sales Surpass $1 Billion in 2024 Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced that the state’s marijuana sales have surpassed $1 billion in 2024, breaking previous records and achieving this…

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Increase in Edible Cannabis Intake Noted Among Toddlers: Illinois Poison Center

By Mary Marty / June 21, 2024 /

The Illinois Poison Center has noted a significant rise in cannabis edible exposures among young children, with 244 cases reported in 2023 compared to 37 in 2019. Instances include children…

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Illinois Decides Against Banning Synthetic Weed

By Lisa Fairbanks / May 30, 2024 /

The Illinois General Assembly once again debated the potential ban on hemp-derived THC products and cafes, but in the end, they declined to act. The decision has significant implications for…

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Illinois Cannabis Expansion: Pritzker Administration Grants New Conditional Licenses

By Jules Puffings / May 6, 2024 /

Illinois takes another step forward in its commitment to equity and diversity within the cannabis industry as Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)…

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Expanding Equity: Illinois Grants 35 Conditional Adult-Use Cannabis Licenses

By Bayley Greenleaf / May 6, 2024 /

In a significant move towards promoting social equity in the cannabis industry, Illinois has granted 35 conditional adult-use retail licenses to social equity applicants. Here’s a breakdown of the latest…

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Cannabis Advocacy on the Campaign Trail: Illinois Governor’s Support for Biden

By Mary Marty / April 23, 2024 /

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker hit the campaign trail in support of President Joseph Biden’s reelection bid, leveraging the occasion of 4/20 to highlight the strides made in cannabis policy reform…

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Push for Prohibition: Illinois Legislators and Cannabis Trade Group Seek Ban on Intoxicating Hemp Goods

By Lisa Fairbanks / April 19, 2024 /

Push for Ban on Intoxicating Hemp Products Illinois lawmakers and a trade group representing state licensed marijuana companies are calling for a ban on intoxicating hemp products such as delta-8…

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Crafting Success: Grown Rogue’s Bold Venture into Illinois’ Cannabis Scene

By Phil Greenwood / March 19, 2024 /

Introduction: Crafting a Vision for Success In the dynamic landscape of the cannabis industry, companies are constantly seeking new avenues for growth and innovation. One such company making waves is…

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Retail Cannabis Lottery Winners Keep Their Licenses

Retail Cannabis Lottery Winners Keep Their Licenses

By Becci Marti / July 12, 2024 /

Cannabis Dispensary Licensee Faces Deadline to Secure Store Location in Illinois In Illinois, just one winner of a cannabis dispensary license faces the risk of losing it tomorrow when the…

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