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Cannabis Reform Slogs Through Congress as Corporate Revenues Continue to Tumble 

Revenue slows and stocks crash despite continued industry growth. Can legislation save small cannabis businesses? The North American corporate cannabis sector has seen better days. Pandemic-galvanized sales surges are now… Continue reading Cannabis Reform Slogs Through Congress as Corporate Revenues Continue to Tumble 

The economic downturn is closing wallets to cannabis companies say investors

Have you heard about the economic downturn?  Over the last two weeks I talked to a dozen different cannabis investors and advisors to ask them what they’re seeing in the… Continue reading The economic downturn is closing wallets to cannabis companies say investors

Consumption Lounge Panel Presented By IGTM Education in partnership with Cresco Labs

Cannabis has been a hot topic in the state of Illinois with the delay in the issuance of licenses to social equity applicants. With many of the licenses set to… Continue reading Consumption Lounge Panel Presented By IGTM Education in partnership with Cresco Labs

Craft growers back in action: Illinois judge dismisses temporary restraining order 

In a setback to a dozen craft grow applicants, a judge from Illinois’ 17th Circuit Court in Rockford tossed out today a temporary restraining order that barred craft grow licensees… Continue reading Craft growers back in action: Illinois judge dismisses temporary restraining order 

Aspiring craft growers in Illinois rejoice after being awarded licenses after years-long wait 

After years of hoping and waiting for the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDA) to issue cannabis craft growing licenses, some applicants are seeing light at the end of the tunnel.… Continue reading Aspiring craft growers in Illinois rejoice after being awarded licenses after years-long wait 

4/20 done a new way in Illinois

IGTM Education is proud of planning, coordinating, and hosting an event with Cresco Labs and ACC Of Illinois. This year while planning the event many people were asking about where… Continue reading 4/20 done a new way in Illinois

Illinois social equity license lending program stalls – costing intended recipients 

One of the key promises of Illinois’ support for cannabis social equity license winners was supposed to be government support in the form of subsidized loans from the State of… Continue reading Illinois social equity license lending program stalls – costing intended recipients 

Illinois supercase judge hears plans for resolving dispensary application complaints; says case might last into 2023

An Illinois judge Friday pushed dozens of unsatisfied cannabis dispensary license applicants towards a corrective lottery before hearing arguments on whether or not they deserve to participate in the application process and… Continue reading Illinois supercase judge hears plans for resolving dispensary application complaints; says case might last into 2023

Analysis: Don’t call it “social equity”, Illinois is really trying to eliminate the underground market

Except for a few lucky ones, Illinois’ cannabis license distribution has been a disaster. So, other than the entertainment value of the state’s self-immolation, why should anyone outside of the… Continue reading Analysis: Don’t call it “social equity”, Illinois is really trying to eliminate the underground market