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Illinois’ best weed products: summer 2021

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Legal weed in Illinois makes the Midwest more fun than ever. Illinois offers a variety of different cannabis products that will help fuel your summer with good vibes and even better weed. Even if you aren’t in a larger city, you can still find weed products that make you feel like you’re cruising down Lake […]

Chicago’s best weed strains of summer 2021

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Illinoisans and tourists on their way to visit, prepare to taste some of the roaring 420s as adult-use cannabis legalization enters its first non-pandemic summer in the Land of Lincoln. Retail cannabis stores opened joyfully on Jan. 1, 2020, and no one had any idea of the toilet paper shortages that would soon follow. Thankfully, […]

Zkittlez marijuana brand tastes a lawsuit from Skittles candy maker

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We’re going to need a more creative name for the award-winning cannabis strain Zkittlez. On Monday, one of the world’s biggest candy companies, Wrigley, sued a small but influential Ukiah, California company, Terphogz—promoter of the Zkittlez strain and brand. Wrigley sued Terphogz for trademark infringement, false designation of origin, unfair competition, trademark dilution, cybersquatting, and […]

Illinois city uses weed sales tax for reparations

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Evanston, Illinois, becomes the first US city to use marijuana taxes to restore the Black community The city of Evanston, IL, has committed to correcting its historical harms with reparations financed by a local tax on legal cannabis sales. Extensive study and advocacy by 5th Ward Alderwoman Robin Rue Simmons and local historian Dino Robinson […]