After One Year Of Legalization, How Is The Recreational Cannabis Industry Doing?

While the cannabis industry is booming, there are still problems with equity and access within Illinois.

Marijuana Illinois
In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo is a display case of cannabis edibles at the Sunnyside marijuana dispensary in Chicago. Illinois marijuana dispensaries sold nearly $40 million worth of recreational weed during the state's first month of legal sales. Paul Beaty / AP Photo
Marijuana Illinois
In this Jan. 1, 2020, file photo is a display case of cannabis edibles at the Sunnyside marijuana dispensary in Chicago. Illinois marijuana dispensaries sold nearly $40 million worth of recreational weed during the state's first month of legal sales. Paul Beaty / AP Photo

After One Year Of Legalization, How Is The Recreational Cannabis Industry Doing?

While the cannabis industry is booming, there are still problems with equity and access within Illinois.

After almost a year after the legalization of recreational cannabis in Illinois, Reset hears the latest.

GUESTS: Derrick Levy, district manager for Green Thumb Industries

Rickey Hendon, former state senator and social equity applicant

Justin Laurence, journalist and Block Club Chicago Contributor