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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 

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

Illinois Is A Unicorn Cannabis Market With Plenty Of Room To Grow Going Into The Future

Illinois is one of the fastest growing cannabis markets in the United States and reported more than $1 billion of recreational cannabis sales in 2021.  The performance of Illinois’ cannabis… Continue reading Illinois Is A Unicorn Cannabis Market With Plenty Of Room To Grow Going Into The Future

Illinois craft cannabis grower bill highlights tension between big companies, minority entrepreneurs 

Back in 2019, many marijuana industry experts trumpeted Illinois as setting a new bar for social equity: State lawmakers created a potential blueprint to provide greater opportunities for minority entrepreneurs in Illinois’… Continue reading Illinois craft cannabis grower bill highlights tension between big companies, minority entrepreneurs 

The Complex World of Commercial Cannabis Edible Production

Producing cannabis edibles production means cannabis compliance and food production regulations and oversight. In a matter of decades, cannabis edibles transformed from a countertop hobby into a multibillion-dollar industry. With… Continue reading The Complex World of Commercial Cannabis Edible Production

3 ways cannabis retailers can set up their businesses for delivery demand

Ready or not, on-demand delivery is quickly becoming the future of cannabis retail. According to New Frontier Data’s report, “2021 U.S. Cannabis Consumer Evolution,” delivery demand has increased by more… Continue reading 3 ways cannabis retailers can set up their businesses for delivery demand

Illinois adult-use cannabis sales exceed $1.2 billion through November

Adult-use cannabis sales in Illinois have exceeded $1.2 billion with one month left in the year, according to monthly  sales figures released by the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. The… Continue reading Illinois adult-use cannabis sales exceed $1.2 billion through November

Cresco Labs Announces Approval for Tenth Illinois Dispensary in Naperville

The adult-use dispensary is located in one of the busiest shopping areas in Naperville, the third largest city in Illinois with approximately 150,000 residents. CHICAGO – September 22, 2020 —… Continue reading Cresco Labs Announces Approval for Tenth Illinois Dispensary in Naperville