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Illinois updating marijuana license lottery following criticism from social equity applicants

Illinois updating marijuana license lottery following criticism from social equity applicants

20 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Protesters gathered outside the Thompson Center Tuesday, reacting to Governor JB Pritzker's admission that the state fell short in equitably granting recreational...
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Protestors gather in response to Pritzker admitting flaws in cannabis lottery process

Protestors gather in response to Pritzker admitting flaws in cannabis lottery process

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Protestors gathered outside the Thompson Center Tuesday, reacting to Gov. JB Pritzker's admission that the state fell short in granting equity marijuana...
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WATCH LIVE: IL Gov. Pritzker announces recreational marijuana dispensary application changes

1 day ago   |   ABC

Governor JB Pritzker said Illinois is making changes to the recreational marijuana dispensary application process.
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Applicants will get a second chance to qualify for a marijuana retail license in Illinois

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Business owners hoping to open retail marijuana shops in Illinois will get a second chance at qualifying for a license, after Gov. J.B. Pritzker Monday announced a procedure to...
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Police: Man suspected of placing fake bomb in Omaha had 863 pounds of marijuana in car

Police: Man suspected of placing fake bomb in Omaha had 863 pounds of marijuana in car

2 days ago   |   KETV   |   2 articles

On Monday, a judge set bond at $2 million for a man accused of planting a fake bomb in downtown Omaha last week.
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LeBron James' son Bronny appears to smoke marijuana in viral clip

LeBron James' son Bronny appears to smoke marijuana in viral clip

4 days ago   |   New York Post

Bronny James, the son of Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James, was seen smoking what appears to be a blunt on his Instagram stories.
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Oklahoma woman told officer ‘I have to poop so bad' before high-speed chase

Oklahoma woman told officer ‘I have to poop so bad' before high-speed chase

5 days ago   |   WGN TV

ENID, Okla. - An Oklahoma woman who refused to cooperate during a traffic stop sparked a high-speed chase and guns being drawn in a neighborhood. Twenty-eight-year-old Emily...
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Thailand's Cannabis Revolution

5 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

In the first country in Asia to legalise medical marijuana, some promise it will alleviate poverty and even cure cancer.
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Governor's team to meet to address complaints about marijuana licensing process

6 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Just 21 of some 700 applicants qualified for a lottery to determine who will get 75 new recreational marijuana retail licenses.
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Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman make another push for recreational marijuana legalization

Gov. Wolf, Lt. Gov. Fetterman make another push for recreational marijuana legalization

6 days ago   |   WGAL   |   2 articles

The governor says Pennsylvania needs the money that taxing adult-use cannabis would bring in.
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