420 with CNW – Coronavirus Outbreak Causes Illinois to Delay Issuing 75 Cannabis Dispensary Licenses

May 5, 2020 16:20:08

The state of Illinois has announced that it will delay awarding 75 licenses for new marijuana dispensaries due to the coronavirus crisis. It joins the number of states who have had marijuana initiatives, from legalization to licensing, disrupted by the outbreak.

On Wednesday last week, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which regulates dispensaries, announced that it will not award the 75 licenses until Governor J.B. Pritzker’s disaster proclamations end or the state decides on…


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