Daily Archives: August 19, 2021


Illinois holds lottery for pot dispensary licenses amid legal challenges to process – Courthouse News Service

WAH argued that due to this contradiction, the department’s scoring system is fundamentally unfair – just a clever way to get hopeful applicants to submit the $2,500 to $5,000 application fee without ever having any actual chance of approval. “The only purpose the IDFPR had in not announcing that all […]


Trenton reverses course on cannabis, doubles number of dispensaries – NJ.com

The Trenton City Council on Thursday made significant reversals in its ordinance laying out legal marijuana sales, opting to include the city’s downtown for dispensary locations and doubling the number allowed to 10. The ordinance passed 5-1 following a contentious, nearly five-hour special meeting that included a number of last-minute […]


Central IL applicants selected in adult-use cannabis dispensary license lottery – WAND

(WAND) – Adult-use cannabis dispensary licenses may be on the way to multiple central Illinois businesses following a Tied Applicant Lottery, Illinois officials announced.  The state drew from a pool of 135 unique applicants, all of whom received 252 points on their applications, to award these licenses. One applicant each […]