"We are getting almost a third, nearly 30% of the revenue that we get from the cannabis industry comes from people coming to Illinois and spending money at dispensaries," said Governor J.B. Pritzker recently. This is especially noteworthy, considering neighboring states like Michigan and Missouri have their own cannabis sales.

Pritzker will further elaborate on the state's approach as a keynote speaker at the upcoming Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Chicago on September 27-28.

And, in the spirit of the state's growing cannabis industry, Illinois is set to host its very first concert that integrates cannabis consumption.

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‘The Miracle in Mundelein’: Music & Cannabis Festival

Dubbed "The Miracle in Mundelein," this two-day festival is scheduled for September 9-10, 2023. Located across the street from RISE Mundelein in Mundelein, IL, the event is championed by RYTHM Premium Cannabis, Sacred Rose, and Dayglo …

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