Illinois Approves 2 Downstate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Illinois officials issued licenses Monday for medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield and Collinsville.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois officials issued licenses Monday for medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield and Collinsville but denied an application in Chicago’s Hyde Park. HealthCentral’s Springfield site will be at 620 E. Adams St., walking distance from the Old State Capitol, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the high-rise Hilton Springfield. Its Collinsville site is Read the full article…

An Owner Of Firm Sued Over Pot-Laced Candy Seeks To Grow Pot Here

Issues raised in the judiciary committee hearing Thursday ranged from government regulation and Congressional involvement to the punitive effects the ban has on businesses and residents who don’t own their homes.

ILLINOIS:  Jordan Coombs is just one of several people suing a Colorado company for allegedly handing out the high-inducing chocolate to people who didn’t know it was laced with THC, causing them to “overdose.” Now one of the owners of Beyond Broadway — the Colorado marijuana business named in that lawsuit — is seeking to Read the full article…