Tag: Illinois marijuana

Illinois’ Cannabis Shortage Could Be Augmented By Sourcing From Other States

Written By Sheena Beronio From its conception, Illinois’ cannabis adult-use market expected a constant dire supply of recreational marijuana. As expected, consumers of the adult-use market can’t help voice out their displeasure to store managers, which understandably couldn’t control how fast cannabis is grown on farms. To help address the shortage, one common theme is […]

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Illinois Focusing on Social Equity in New Cannabis Industry

Illinois will gain legal, recreational marijuana in a couple of months, and state officials are working to make sure all communities can participate in the new cannabis industry. Pritzker Administration released maps that designate areas they are considering “disproportionately impacted areas” for cannabis program’s social equity applicants. According to the administration, more than 2 million […]

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Illinois Cannabis Convictions Up for Expungement

Last month, Illinois legalized recreational cannabis use with House Bill 1438. Along with the legalization, the legislation allows for hundreds of thousands of marijuana-related arrests and Illinois cannabis convictions to be eligible for expungements. Residents may purchase and possess up to 1 ounce (30 grams) of marijuana at a time. Non-residents may have 15 grams. […]

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Illinois Makes History as it Legalizes Marijuana

Illinois on Friday, May 31 became the 11th state in the United States to legalize cannabis or marijuana after the state legislature made history and passed a bill legally permitting the regulated distribution and usage of the substance. Governor J.B. Pritzker is expected to sign it in the state capital city of Springfield. The bill […]

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