Cannabis News Box

Medical cannabis dispensaries in Illinois extend hours of operation

Medical cannabis dispensaries in Illinois extend hours of operation

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2020

The ever-expanding market for legal cannabis in Illinois is causing dispensary staff to work longer hours. Since adult-use sales started on January 1, 2020 – following the enactment of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act – an influx of customers have poured through the doors of state-licensed stor...

Illinois rakes in almost $11 million during the first week of legal cannabis sales

Illinois rakes in almost $11 million during the first week of legal cannabis sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 15, 2020

Since 2020 started, more than $11 million worth of recreational cannabis has been sold in the newly-legal state of Illinois; and that's just during the first week of legal sales. This is according to the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which has confirmed that the first o...

Department of Financial and Professional Regulation