Best “adult use” (rec) budtender

Jeff Iansiti 

Runner-up: Brandon Sherlock

Best “adult use” dispensary

Dispensary 33 

Runner-up: Sunnyside Wrigleyville

Best cannabis accessory boutique (non-dispensary)

Canna Bella Lux 

Runner-up: Saint Lucia’s Smoke Shop

Best cannabis accessory selection in a dispensary

Sunnyside Wrigleyville 

Runner-up: RISE Mundelein

Best cannabis advocacy or restorative justice organization

Cannabis Equity Coalition Illinois  

Runner-up: Chicago NORML

Best cannabis supper club, home chef, or caterer

High-minded Events 

Runner-up: Manny Mendoza

Best clinic to get certified for a medical card

Dr. Mauricio Consalter 

Runner-up: Acute on Chronic

Best consumable, other (mint, tablet, snack food, etc.)


Runner-up: 1906 drops

Best grow support resource

Soul and Wellness 

Runner-up: Home Grow Chicago

Best home grow supply shop

Chicago Roots Hydroponics & Organics 

Runner-up: Brew & Grow

Best infused beverage (drink, drop, syrup, tea)


Runner-up: PTS Tonic

Best infused chocolate

Mindy’s Caramelized Chocolate Marshmallow Graham 

Runner-up: incredibles

Best infused gummies


Runner-up: Wana

Best local CBD source (local non-dispensary shop or brand)

Cubbington’s Cabinet 

Runner-up: CBD Kratom

Best medical budtender or patient care rep

Katie Sullivan 

Runner-up: Jeff Iansiti

Best medical cannabis dispensary

Dispensary 33 

Runner-up: RISE Mundelein

Best non-vape concentrate (strain & brand/producer)

RYTHM Jack Herer 

Runner-up: Cresco Pineapple Express

Best pet CBD product

Cubbington’s Cabinet P’Nut Budder Drops 

Runner-up: Cubbington’s Cabinet Chik’n-licious Drops

Best product for increased libido

1906 Love Drops 

Runner-up: Afternoon Delight

Best strain or consumable product for pain relief (include producer)

RYTHM Kosher Kush 

Runner-up: nuEra LSD strain

Best strain or product for relief of anxiety (include producer)

RYTHM Orange Herijuana 

Runner-up: Cubbington’s Cabinet Classic CBD

Best strain or product for sleep (include producer)

incredibles snoozzzeberry 

Runner-up: Cubbington’s Cabinet Nighttime Reserve

Best topical

Dr. Solomon’s 

Runner-up: PTS Body Oil

Best vape concentrate (strain & brand/producer)

Cresco Lemon Bean 

Runner-up: RYTHM Live

Best of Chicago 2021 is
presented by

Green Thumb

sponsored in part by

Goethe Institut
Chicago History Museum

Refer to the closed final ballot to see all the categories and finalists that were voted on.