Illinois Dispensary Winners – What Happened to “Social Equity”?


Illinois was being hailed as having the most equitable social equity measures in the country but the recent dispensary winner results have many people scratching their heads and calling their lawyers.

700 teams applied, 21 were picked as potential winners for 75 dispensary licenses. Here’s what you need to know about Illinois’ cannabis legislation, the potential winners, and the upcoming dispensary lottery.

Cannabis lobbyist, Mark Peysakhovich, and Candace M. Clark from Social Equity Empowerment Network join to offer us more insight.