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Alex Degman
February 03, 2020 - 9:28 pm
Illinois Supply and Provisions is leasing parking from neighboring businesses and offering a shuttle service Tuesday through Sunday.
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marijuana, illinois
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Tom Franklin
January 15, 2020 - 9:03 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — The marijuana dispensary in Collinsville will not sell recreational marijuana on Mondays for the foreseeable future. This follows what happened this past Monday, when HCI Alternatives closed because it ran out of recreational weed product to sell. Related: Collinsville...
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Alex Degman
November 27, 2019 - 7:49 am
COLLINSVILLE (KMOX) - The state of Illinois has approved recreational sales of marijuana in the Metro East for the first time. The state announced Tuesday that HCI Alternatives on Eastport Plaza Drive in Collinsville will be among the first dispensaries statewide selling recreational marijuana on...
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Alex Degman
September 18, 2019 - 9:10 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — Metro East residents looking forward to recreational marijuana won't be able to get it in O'Fallon. The city council approved an ordinance declaring dispensaries public nuisances. Mayor Herb Roach says O'Fallon is known for safety and high-quality education. When asked how...
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Brian Kelly
August 12, 2019 - 9:21 am
O'FALLON, Ill. (KMOX) — While some Illinois cities will warmly welcome cannibas stores when recreational pot becomes legal next year, others are not so sure. One of those in that second category is the city of O'Fallon, where tonight Aldermen will continue discussing whether they will prohibit pot...
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Brad Choat
July 22, 2019 - 8:53 am
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — It's being called " Missouri's Largest Cannabis Expo "... but you'll have to go to Illinois to experience it. The two-day event is Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gateway Center in Collinsville. The event is geared toward budding entrepreneurs. RELATED: Missouri medical...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By JOHN O'CONNOR/AP Political Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than...
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May 31, 2019 - 4:11 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan to Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on the issue. Those 21 and older would be able to...
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January 22, 2019 - 9:06 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Several advocacy groups are urging Illinois lawmakers not to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, arguing it would, among other things, make roads more hazardous. The Chicago Crime Commission, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and Drug Free America Foundation say...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2015, file photo, store manager Stephanie Hunt poses for photos with a pack of Marlboro cigarettes, an Altria brand, at a Smoker Friendly shop in Pittsburgh. Altria is diving into the Canadian cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Toronto-based medical and recreational marijuana provider Cronos Group. The investment from Altria Group Inc., would give it about 45 percent ownership of Cronos. Altria will also pay another $1.4 billion for warrants of Cronos Group that if exercised, would give the Altria a 55 percent majority ownership of Cronos. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
December 07, 2018 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion investment in Cronos Group, a Canadian medical and recreational marijuana company. Altria, which makes Marlboro cigarettes, is taking a 45 percent stake in the Toronto company. Cronos...
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