Cresco Labs Receives First Adult-Use Cultivation Approvals Granted In Illinois

Cresco Labs

ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, today announced that its three cultivation facilities in the state of Illinois have been approved for growing adult-use cannabis by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The three facilities, located in Joliet, Kankakee and Lincoln, can represent a total combined Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Submits Proposed Rule Package To The Common Sense Initiative


OHIO: The Ohio Department of Commerce Medical Marijuana Control Program is submitting the following proposed rule package for review to the Common Sense Initiative and soliciting public input on draft changes to Ohio Administrative Code Chapter 3796. Business Impact Analysis Draft Rule Language The proposed draft language addresses the following amendments: 3796:2-1-06 (Amended): This rule outlines Read the full article…

Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Top $500K


Ohio Medical Marijuana Sales Figures — February 3, 2019 OHIO:  The following are program sales totals from 1/16/2019 to 2/3/2019: Total sales: $502,961 Total volume of product sold: 68.22 pounds The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program will provide weekly sales figures through April 1st after which a monthly report will be available. Patient registration information Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Four Dispensary Certificates Of Operation


OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded four Dispensary Certificates of Operation to the following entities: Ohio Valley Natural Relief LLC, located at 840 Canton Rd., Wintersville; The Botanist, located at 3840 Greentree Ave. SW, Canton; The Botanist, located at 30133 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe; and The Forest Sandusky, LLC, located at 1651 Tiffin Read the full article…

Ohio Department Of Commerce Announces Recipients Of Processor Provisional Licenses


OHIO:  The Ohio Department of Commerce is authorized to award up to 40 provisional licenses for processors. The first round of awards included applicants who met the minimum requirements of the application. 185.48 – Ohio Grown Therapies, LLC (Johnstown, Licking County) 182.00 – Fire Rock Processing Ltd. (Columbus, Franklin County) 177.28 – Ohio Green Grow LLC Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee July 2018 Meeting Change Of Date, Venue


OHIO: The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee’s July meeting will now be held July 19, 2018, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in Room 2925 of the Rhodes Tower. Click here for a copy of the meeting notice.

The Wink In Weed: The Midwest Leg Of ‘Cannafest Destiny’ Tours The Heartland

Grand Poohbah Bill Levin

By David Rheins So much attention is spent on the great progress that is being made on the East Coast, that we sometimes forget to acknowledge the truly historic changes that are transforming the country’s heartland.  As wise approach this Independence Day, those of us in the marijuana reform movement and legal cannabis industry have Read the full article…

New Quinnipiac Poll: 50 Percent Of Ohio Supports Legalization Plan

Quinnipiac, an independent Connecticut-based polling institute that regularly surveys Ohio voters, found that 52 percent support allowing possession of a small amount of marijuana for personal use, while 44 percent oppose.

OHIO: A campaign to legalize personal and medical marijuana use in Ohio starts with slightly more than 50 percent of the state supporting the concept, according to a poll by Quinnipiac University released on Monday. Whether those 50 percent will support the specific plan now going through the signature-gathering process is another question. Quinnipiac, an independent Read the full article…

Midwest CannaBusiness Symposium & Networking Reception August 24, 2013 – Chicago, IL

With the 2015 session of the Iowa Legislature looming, advocates continue to push for measures that would loosen the restrictions on the use of marijuana or its derivatives in medical treatments.

ILLINOIS: This day-long educational program will be a unique opportunity to glean information from cannabusiness professionals and experts in the fields of regulatory models, operations, and ancillary businesses. The symposium includes lunch and an evening networking reception.