Cannabis Bill Aims To Increase Marijuana Dispensary Ownership For Illinois Minorities

The Climate Footprint Of Growing Cannabis Indoors
Marijuana plants. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
The Climate Footprint Of Growing Cannabis Indoors
Marijuana plants. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Cannabis Bill Aims To Increase Marijuana Dispensary Ownership For Illinois Minorities

Illinois legalized recreational marijuana in 2019, and incorporated strong social justice initiatives into the legislation, including licenses set aside for “social equity applicants” hoping to own marijuana dispensaries.

Reset examines the details of cannabis legislation aiming to increase non-existent minority marijuana business ownership in Illinois.

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Willie J. R. Fleming, founder, Hemp for Hoods