WHERE TO WATCH
Verano CMO Talks Booming Cannabis Industry
November 12, 2018
Chicago-based company Verano Holdings recently received $120 million dollars in financing. The move comes as the Illionois medical marijuana space is booming. Verano Holdings CMO Tim Tennant joined Cheddar to discuss.
BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Rules President Trump Must Turn Over Tax Returns to NY
Oct 22, 2019
Some Local Illinois Governments Are Banning Pot Businesses Within Borders
Recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois starting January 1st! But that doesn't mean you'll be able to purchase marijuana everywhere you go. Some local government are just saying no to recreational weed and banning the sale of cannabis within their municipal boundaries. Bob McCoppin, reporter at The Chicago Tribune, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Jul 16, 2019
Former Chicago Tribune Chief Trades Media Business for the Marijuana Biz
Tony Hunter served as the Chicago Tribune's publisher and chief executive from 2008 to 2016. Now Hunter has been named Revolution Enterprise's board chairman as the marijuana firm prepares to expand into Illinois' recreational market. Hunter spoke to Cheddar about his journey from media to the marijuana industry.
Oct 22, 2019
Weed in the Land of Lincoln: Legal Cannabis Comes to Illinois Jan. 1
Illinois’ new recreational legalization bill wants to ensure that marijuana business licenses go to underprivileged populations impacted by the War on Drugs. Can minority-owned businesses capture a share of the legal market when it launches in January?