ILLINOIS: Cannabis lemonade. Cannabis honey. Even cannabis krispie treats — bottled, packaged and labeled like any other products.
A few years ago, they could have landed you in prison. But in Illinois, they’re about to become big business.
“When we first started in Colorado, there was no blueprint for this business,” said consultant Greg Gamet, walking the exhibit floor at Chicago’s Marijuana Business Conference and Expo. “We’ve seen real estate prices go from $50 a square foot, to $250 a square foot in three years.”