3 Ways Attys Are Preparing For Illinois Cannabis Sales

By Celeste Bott (December 20, 2019, 1:38 PM EST) -- The doors will open for recreational cannabis sales in Illinois on Jan. 1 and burgeoning cannabis legal practices are fielding a steady flow of requests for help landing a coveted cannabis license, adjusting employment policies for the now-legal substance and navigating new taxes.

Attorneys practicing in the cannabis space predict there will be a "robust market" for the product, with a high demand likely to yield additional rounds of state licensing in the coming year.

"From an attorney's perspective, there's a lot of work to go around," said Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP partner Bryna Dahlin, who advises cannabis companies....

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