Category Archives: Chicago

First Recreational Cannabis Business Opens in Naperville

Recreational cannabis officially became for sale Thursday in Naperville with the grand opening of the city’s first adult-use cannabis dispensary. The former 3C Compassionate Care Center, located at 1700 Quincy Ave., has been rebranded as Rise Naperville by Green Thumb Industries Inc. The facility has been selling medicinal marijuana since 2016. “We believe that the […]

Greenhouse Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Northbrook With Store Designed To Help Educate Consumers

A new marijuana dispensary is now open in Northbrook, with a focus on educating customers, both new and experienced, about the use of cannabis. Greenhouse Northbrook, 755 Skokie Boulevard, opened Oct. 1 after a ribbon cutting with the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. Greenhouse Group was founded in 2014 and operates five other locations, including one […]

Cannabis Cup Gets Underway for the First Time in Illinois

The Olympics of cannabis is underway in Illinois. The Cannabis Cup, well-known in the weed community as an imprimatur of quality, began Tuesday with the public buying samples to judge. Previously, the Cup has been held in marijuana strongholds from Amsterdam to Oregon, and featured celebrity judges like Snoop Dogg and Tommy Chong. This year, […]