Daily Archives: April 20, 2021


Highwood Cannabis Dispensary Opens, Highland Parks Expands Sales – Patch.com

HIGHWOOD, IL — Highwood’s first marijuana dispensary opened last month ahead of a state licensing deadline. Meanwhile, Highland Park’s dispensary received state and local authorization to begin selling to customers other than medical cannabis cardholders. They were one of more than two dozen licenses that were newly issued or changed […]


System crash snarls dispensary sales on 4/20, the biggest marijuana holiday of the year – The Denver Post

A point-of-sale system powering Colorado dispensaries went down Tuesday on the biggest marijuana holiday of the year. Denver-based FlowHub said an outage caused by a third-party authentication service caused the service to crash on April 20, colloquially known as 4/20. It’s unclear how many dispensaries in the state have been […]


Ascend Dispensary workers in Springfield vote to unionize, become 4th group to join – Chicago Sun-Times

Employees at Ascend Dispensary in downtown Springfield voted to unionize Tuesday, becoming the fourth group to join the union for cannabis workers in Illinois since the state legalized pot in 2020. The mail-in ballots — counted over Zoom on the unofficial smoker’s holiday of 4/20 — were overwhelmingly in favor […]