Six true social equity applicants, in the Illinois cannabis lottery, come together to tell their story in an exclusive interview.
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Few people in Illinois have spent as much time thinking about Illinois’ cannabis legalization laws as state Rep. Kelly Cassidy. She and three other colleagues played a leading role in writing the legislation and passing it into law. She is a true expert and a keen observer of cannabis policies and she knows what’s going on in Illinois and beyond. We checked in with her as the Illinois General Assembly begins its 2020 spring session to see what she thinks about implementation of the adult use...
“How do I
get a job in the industry?”
like to work at a cannabis company?”
employees get free samples?” (The answer is NO!)
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The O'Hern family has been farming and raising cattle on their land in central Illinois for generations. A few years ago they added an unexpected new crop; cannabis. How and why did these life-long farmers let their farm literally go to pot? (And that's a compliment!)
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Illinois’ Medical Cannabis Pilot Program is just that, a temporary pilot that sunsets in 2020. Representative Bob Morgan was a young lawyer working at a state agency when he got tapped to coordinate the implementation of Illinois’ new Medical Cannabis Pilot Program. Now, as a legislator, he is leading the effort to make the program permanent. Along the way, he knows exactly what he wants to fix for version 2.0.
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An interview with Conny Moody, Deputy Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the state office that determines each patient’s eligibility to get medical cannabis in Illinois. Whether you already have your medical cannabis card, want to get one or just curious about how things work in Illinois’ medical cannabis program and why they work that way, you should listen!
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