Daily Archives: May 28, 2021

Senate passes bill that would allow Buffalo Grove dispensary to sell recreational pot – Daily Herald

The state Senate on Friday approved changes to the 2019 Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act that proponents say would encourage diversity in dispensary licensing. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he will sign the bill. House Bill 1443 also would provide more opportunities for social equity applicants to receive dispensary licenses, benefiting […]

Lightford moves to create more cannabis dispensary licenses for minority applicants – Illinois Senate Democratic

SPRINGFIELD – With many Black and Brown Illinois residents trying to enter the cannabis industry but finding themselves shut out, Senate Majority Leader Kimberly A. Lightford (D-Maywood) has revisited cannabis licensing laws to ensure that these residents have a fair shot at obtaining a dispensary license. “People from disadvantaged communities […]

Five arrested after deputies raid unlicensed marijuana dispensary in Spring Valley – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Five people were facing possible criminal charges following their arrests during a raid on an illegal marijuana dispensary in Spring Valley, authorities reported Friday. Deputies with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, including SWAT officers, served a search warrant at the illicit cannabis shop on Campo Road east of Sweetwater […]