What Illinois can learn from Michigan’s booming marijuana industry

Marijuana growing
Images of seedling marijuana plants inside the nursery, at Cresco Labs Marijuana Cultivation Center, in Joliet, Illinois on January 10, 2020. A Chicago alderman is proposing requiring new dispensaries in the city be approved by city council. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ
Marijuana growing
Images of seedling marijuana plants inside the nursery, at Cresco Labs Marijuana Cultivation Center, in Joliet, Illinois on January 10, 2020. A Chicago alderman is proposing requiring new dispensaries in the city be approved by city council. Manuel Martinez / WBEZ

What Illinois can learn from Michigan’s booming marijuana industry

Michigan’s cannabis industry is booming — and leaving Illinois in the dust. Reset talks to Crain’s Chicago Business reporter John Pletz to understand how Michigan found success, and what Illinois could learn from our northeastern neighbor.

GUESTS: John Pletz, Crain’s Chicago Business reporter

Kelly Nielsen, vice president of insights and analytics at cannabis research firm BDSA