“Need to Knows” About Illinois Craft Cultivation & Infuser Licensing

"Need to Knows" About Illinois Craft Cultivation & Infuser Licensing

On February 14th, 2020, Illinois began accepting applications for a total of 40 craft grow and 40 infuser licenses due no later than March 16, 2020. Aspiring applicants should know this will be a highly technical process with more regulations to consider than in the dispensary round. Learn how this process may challenge you and how to approach each step to maximize your chances of winning a license.

Continue reading

Illinois Cannabis Legalization & Winning a Cannabis Business License in 2020

Illinois Cannabis Legalization & Winning a Cannabis Business License in 2020

It will soon be legal to purchase, possess, and use recreational marijuana in Illinois. Learn the facts about the new Illinois cannabis legalization.

Continue reading

Marijuana Laws in Illinois: Maximizing the Odds of Winning a License

Marijuana Laws in Illinois: Maximizing the Odds of Winning a License

A few years ago, Illinois limited their cannabis business licenses to fewer than twenty. Recently, the state’s newest governor, J. B. Pritzker, has begun to open up the marijuana laws in Illinois to allow for more licenses – meaning more opportunities for growers, manufacturers, and retailers. While state markets like Colorado and California are relatively easy to break into, other states like Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Illinois are notoriously competitive, which makes winning a license in the Prairie State an arduous feat. Here’s your guide to maximizing the odds of winning a cannabis business license within the context of the new marijuana laws in Illinois.

Continue reading