Slow growth, low patient count, political uncertainty: The state of medical pot in Illinois

The following post first originally appeared on ChicagoTribune.com Revolution Enterprises’ two Illinois medical marijuana cultivation facilities — each about the size of five Millennium Park ice skating rinks — are allowed under their state license to get much, much bigger. But with retail sales of medical marijuana in the state only topping about $9.3 million last month,…

How Tech Will Help California Now that Pot Is Legal

The following post first originally appeared on GovTech.com (TNS) — A day after recreational marijuana sales became legal in California, a top Los Angeles police official said authorities are working to ensure that soon-to-be-permitted retail establishments in the city — and marijuana users — comply with the rules. Recreational marijuana sales became legal in the state under a…