Here’s some of latest out of Illinois
Here’s the Politico piece. We believe they are overplaying the negative
Illinois cities turn their backs on pot as legalization approaches
As in other states across the country, local governments are banning marijuana businesses within their borders.
See stories below about a selection of cities & counties. Illinois is actually looking more positively at the issue than many places in CA.
More suburbs starting to say ‘yes’ to pot sales
West Dundee says OK to legalizing recreational pot, adding 3% tax
Buffalo Grove trustees approve collecting 3% cannabis sales tax, though village has not given green light to dispensaries there
Yorkville looks at tax on marijuana sales
Collinsville estimates it could get $1 million a year from recreational weed sales
Glencoe might allow cannabis sales on its southern border. Winnetka’s village president decries the move as ‘opportunistic’ and unneighborly.
There’s also this report from MJ Biz
Chart: With rec sales on the horizon, Illinois’ medical cannabis program surging