December 31, 2019
Weed will be legal in Illinois on January 1st, 2020. The Land of Lincoln will become the 11th state to legalize the sale and use of recreational cannabis for people over the age of 21. The state is also helping minority entrepreneurs get into the cannabis industry, in an attempt to keep it from being immediately gentrified. Ben Klover, CEO of Green Thumb Industries, joined Cheddar to discuss. What do John Mayer, Travis Scott, and Migos share in common? They've all referenced the cannabis brand Sherbinskis in their lyrics. Founder Mario Guzman invites Cheddar into the company's new flagship store in Los Angeles to discuss the intersection of creativity and marijuana. It's been quite the year for the cannabis industry! From legalization to celeb endorsements and new ground-breaking laws. Cheddar Cannabis Reporter, Chloe Aiello, took a look back at the highs and lows of marijuana in 2019.