Illinoisans disappointed but not surprised by results of social equity lottery

Last month the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced the results of three lotteries to award cannabis dispensary licenses prioritizing social equity applicants. And while the intentions of the program initially offered promise, a repeatedly delayed start, multiple lawsuits, and disappointing results played out as classic corrupt Illinois politics. Toi Hutchinson, a senior… Continue reading Illinoisans disappointed but not surprised by results of social equity lottery

4 Ways to Get Runners High

No, there is not a missing apostrophe in the title. This post is not about how to reach a state of euphoria through running, nor is it comparing the effects of natural vs. chemical highs Instead, it’s about what happens when a runner’s high and a weed high are combined and how dispensaries can bring… Continue reading 4 Ways to Get Runners High

Managing cannabis-based vaccination incentives

Get the poke, and take a toke. The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board announced last week that retail cannabis licensed businesses hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics on site may offer customers joints for jabs. Effective through June 12, retailers can provide one complimentary prerolled joint per customer 21 and older receiving a first or second dose… Continue reading Managing cannabis-based vaccination incentives