News > Chicago News

‘Suite Greens' says being chosen for cannabis lottery ‘bittersweet' after lawsuit filed

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Almost two dozen social equity applicants have made the cut for a cannabis dispensary license, but a lawsuit recently filed alleges those who were chosen are “politically connected.”
One of the chosen teams, “Suite Greens,” said they are in it to win it and are doing it all by themselves.
“Suite Greens” was formed by seven friends, who were one of around 700 social equity applicants. They were chosen for an upcoming lottery for those licenses.
After a lawsuit was filed alleging they are “politically connected,” the team said making the cut has been a little bittersweet.
Regenna...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Chicago News  


Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Despite seeking a new way to delivery, many restaurants are finding themselves tied to delivery services they hate, without a clear path out. Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first doses

The CDC has already recommended that the first group should include front-line health providers and support personnel. Read more ...

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such as firing squads and poison gas. Read more ...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive coronavirus tests

Read more ...

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

The Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game, already rescheduled from Thanksgiving night to Sunday afternoon, is postponed again. Read more ...

US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by...

US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by hanging, electric chair, gas chamber & FIRING SQUAD

The US Department of Justice has expanded rules governing executions to permit a wider rage of methods, including firing squads and electrocution, as five federal inmates are... Read more ...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all gatherings BANNED. except for church & PROTESTS

Health officials in Los Angeles County have declared a new “safer-at-home” order, clamping down its Covid-19 restrictions to ban most gatherings for a three-week period, but... Read more ...

Arden Fair Mall shooting: At least 1 killed, 1 injured, officials say

Arden Fair Mall shooting: At least 1 killed, 1 injured, officials say

Arden Fair Mall was evacuated Friday after reports of a shooting, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Read more ...

Black Friday looks different amid pandemic

Black Friday looks different amid pandemic

Read more ...