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The Status of 2021’s Illinois Cannabis Legislative Session & Social Equity
Abraham Villegas and Mark Peysakhovich check in with social equity champion and Illinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford who gives our community a legislative update, new developments, and an invitation to continue improving the state’s cannabis laws.
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Op Ed – Time For The Illinois Governor To Step Up And Clean Up This Mess
Despite the promised openness, transparency and public engagement, the cannabis licensing process has been a black hole full of miscommunication, inconsistent and contradictory information as well as a lack of planning and bungling that left all of us guessing.
State of Illinois Announces Lottery Picks for Potential Dispensary Winners, Off to a Highly Suspect Start
On Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), announced a lottery for cannabis dispensary applicant finalists, which was expected to take place in late September.
Veiled from Blackness: How Cannabis Companies Can Stop Dropping the Ball on Communities of Color
For too long, many black voices have been buried beneath a wave of narratives that come from those who have not been impacted by the war on drugs, or to some extent, may have even benefited from such war.
Cannabis and Social Equity: Challenges and Opportunities
The cannabis industry is filled with discussions about a term that has gained prominence recently, though it should have been a bigger part of our consciousness decades ago. That term is “social equity.”
Maneuvering Marijuana Friendly Municipalities in Illinois: Where You Can Find Recreational Cannabis in IL (and Where You Can’t)
Exciting times are ahead for the state of Illinois, as recreational cannabis sales will officially begin at the beginning of the New Year. Illinois was the first state to legalize adult use recreational cannabis through their legislature—a historic day for the state’s government.
Cannabis, Cavities & CBD: Investigating the Role of Medical Cannabis in Dentistry
While the practice of dentistry predates all the way to 16th century Renaissance times, modern medicine has largely failed to investigate the potential benefits of cannabis and hemp for oral hygiene and disease prevention