Illinois Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

MA holding company helps Israeli MMJ firm expand US reach

Medical marijuana research firm Tikun Olam has expanded its partnership with a canna-centric Massachusetts holding company that will eventually increase the Israeli business’ U.S. footprint to seven states. Under its new…

Marijuana executives making push into mainstream politics

By John Schroyer Cannabis entrepreneur Todd Mitchem announced in a late-August email blast that he’s running for Congress, and the subject line even referred to the Coloradan as a “marijuana industry…

States with the best chance to legalize cannabis in 2017?

By John Schroyer After a landmark year in cannabis legalization, marijuana advocates have plenty of work left. And they’re not resting on their laurels. The Marijuana Policy Project calculates a whopping…

Illinois state treasurer asks Trump for clarity on MMJ banking

Illinois’ state treasurer has joined California’s in requesting guidance from the new administration of President Donald Trump on banking regulations regarding its medical marijuana industry. The California treasurer in December…

Illinois medical marijuana market posting record numbers

Illinois’ medical marijuana market is posting record month-to-month increases across a number of categories, overcoming an initial slow start and building on recent gains, new state data show. According to…