Cannabis News Box

Illinois scooped a record-breaking $44 million from recreational cannabis sales in May

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Coronavirus-related social distancing measures were expected to impede growth of recreational cannabis sales in Illinois but interestingly, residents snapped up more than $34 million worth of legal weed products during the month of May. It was at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic reached boiling point, with la...

Coronavirus has left 75 cannabis dispensary license applicants in Illinois feeling impatient

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

As if the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t already caused enough problems for the cannabis industry – not to mention various other industries – but now, it has put the awarding of dispensary licenses in Illinois on the backburner. Currently, hopeful licensees are waiting for the Illinois Department...

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