If the lines winding past cannabis dispensaries haven’t yet provided proof, numbers released by state officials Monday illustrate the demand for recreational marijuana. What to expect as a longtime underground market goes above board.
After selling like gangbusters on day one, legal marijuana transactions dropped off a bit, as expected, on day two.
Just one day into the new decade – and one day into Illinois’ foray into legal marijuana – the state’s network of licensed cannabis dispensaries sold $3.17 million worth of recreational pot to 77,128 customers.
The public outcry over the high price of medicines did little to stop drugmakers from raising prices again for 2020. Drug prices in the new year have reportedly increased an average of 5.3% industrywide.
The independent record label sets the gold standard for roots music in Chicago and beyond. We visited the headquarters of Bloodshot Records on the eve of its silver anniversary – and got an earful.
The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hours early at dispensaries.
Are local officials and cannabis dispensaries ready for the rush of customers when recreational marijuana becomes legal Wednesday? We visit a pot shop in Lakeview to see how it’s gearing up for green.
Mike Luttig, who will retire next week, is the latest executive to leave the beleaguered company. In addition to CEO Dennis Muilenburg who was pushed out this week, Kevin McAllister, the head of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, was forced out in October.
In less than a week, marijuana will be legal in Illinois. Cannabis dispensaries are preparing for long lines and excited customers, but it’s likely that not everyone who wants it will be able to legally buy it, at least not right away.
After months of bad PR, public floggings on Capitol Hill and a global grounding of the most important model in its commercial aviation fleet, Boeing has given CEO Dennis Muilenburg his walking papers.
They appear to be marbled, speckled, dipped and dyed, with names like “Red Glitter” and “Jingle Bell Rock.” We visit a poinsettia farm and learn what it takes to cultivate the crop in time for the holidays.
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigned Monday over the deadly 737 Max debacle that has plunged the aircraft maker into crisis and damaged its reputation as one of the stalwarts of American industry.
A notorious hedge fund becomes the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing. Two other news outlets are going by the wayside. But the local media landscape includes some possible bright spots, too.
Boeing’s 737 Max headaches continued Wednesday with news that an Irish company that buys and leases airplanes is suing the Chicago-based aerospace giant.
Crain’s has learned that Health Care Service Corporation, the parent of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, is cutting dozens of employees from its staff.