When thinking of Chicago, usually the mind wanders to Chicago-style hotdogs, deep dish pizzas, bold architecture, and now cannabis dispensaries. On January 1st 2020, Illinois legalized recreational cannabis use. It was the 11th state in the U.S. to do so, and the first to legalize legislatively. With 37 dispensaries now located throughout the state of Illinois, according to US … [Read more...] about A Sneak Peak into Maribis Dispensary of Chicago and Springfield, Illinois
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. New Mexico House Committee Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill On Wednesday February 24th, New Mexico’s Taxation and Revenue committee … [Read more...] about The Dime: 2/26/2021
Can I lose my job even if I'm legally smoking cannabis? The answer is not so clear. The legal landscape surrounding drug testing varies greatly per state. Many employers require their workers to submit drug tests either before or after the company hires them. The recent legalization of cannabis in various U.S. states hasn't fully transformed the employees' drug … [Read more...] about Can I Lose My Job Even If I’m Legally Smoking Cannabis?
According to a 2017 survey by Marijuana Moment, just 19% of those who launched a cannabis business and/or have an ownership stake in a cannabis company are racial minorities.The need for social equity within the cannabis industry is pressing. Hard. And while many states have been pushing to increase their programs to right some of the wrongs done by the War on … [Read more...] about Illinois Social Equity Applicants Want to Delay Lottery Licensing Program
Written by Sonia Case Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Digital Dime. Oil Day Err Day Make sure to call your mom today and wish her a happy 710! Oil Day, also known as 710 (because … [Read more...] about The Dime: 7/10/2020