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Illinois Cannabis News

Top News Stories in Illinois Cannabis

Everyone's wondering if Illinois is going to be ready for recreational legalization on January 1, 2020. Check out the breaking news stories below to get an understanding of the current situation. Chart: Recreational cannabis stores will be few and far between in...

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CannTrust cannabis license suspended by Health Canada

(This story has been updated with commentary from lawyer Matt Maurer.) Citing noncompliance with Canada’s federal cannabis law and regulations, embattled producer CannTrust says it has received a Notice of Licence Suspension from Health Canada. It is the second...

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Cresco Labs, Origin House near closing cannabis deal

Cresco Labs, the Chicago-based multistate marijuana operator, said its acquisition of Canada’s Origin House, a major MJ distributor in California, is significantly closer to completion following further compliance with antitrust requirements. The two companies...

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Indiana

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Indiana

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. The 2018...

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