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.

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/09/23/illinois-marijuana-legalization-city-ban-1506494

 

See stories below about a selection of cities & counties. Illinois is actually looking more positively  at the issue than many places in CA.

 

https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190923/more-suburbs-starting-to-say-yes-to-pot-sales

 

West Dundee says OK to legalizing recreational pot, adding 3% tax

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/ct-ecn-west-dundee-pot-decision-st-0925-20190924-u6tetnfd6ndkfflcy7ou737vdy-story.html

 

Buffalo Grove trustees approve collecting 3% cannabis sales tax, though village has not given green light to dispensaries there

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/buffalo-grove/ct-bgc-buffalo-grove-considers-cannabis-dispensaries-tl-0926-20190923-ugi2qez6xffo5mf4i4oiwigsfa-story.html

 

Yorkville looks at tax on marijuana sales

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/aurora-beacon-news/ct-abn-yorkville-marijuana-st-0924-20190923-3m4a4snn5vcelfpnbtvxbqs4xq-story.html

 

Collinsville estimates it could get $1 million a year from recreational weed sales

https://www.bnd.com/news/local/article235384227.html

 

Glencoe might allow cannabis sales on its southern border. Winnetka’s village president decries the move as ‘opportunistic’ and unneighborly.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/winnetka/ct-wtk-north-shore-cannabis-border-wars-til-0926-20190923-5xarwkv44faj3c52qh67i2kkoy-story.html

There’s also this report from MJ Biz

Chart: With rec sales on the horizon, Illinois’ medical cannabis program surging