Cannabis News Box

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

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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...

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

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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...

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