It’s hard to believe it’s been 16 years since Madison stoner giants Bongzilla dropped a studio album—surely at least a few people rocking out to their brand-new Weedsconsin LP were in diapers back then. The band, formed as a four-piece in 1995, had a lengthy run as one of the midwest’s finest purveyors of slow, […]
Weed is legal in Illinois, but expunging records and freeing prisoners remains complicated.
A Skokie dispensary features dozens of varieties of flower, including a strain celebrating the Chicago film’s 40th anniversary.
Cannabis delivery chugs along amid the pandemic.
Because getting arrested is the biggest buzzkill.
Maya Dukmasova on her December 26 cover story “Weedman’s not worried”: Drug Dealing doesn’t exactly lend itself to close-up media coverage. But on the eve of Illinois’s recreational cannabis legalization I decided to try convincing a weed delivery guy to show me his world. I had little to offer him as an incentive—for obvious reasons […]
A dispatch from a seven-hour-long line to buy weed at a dispensary, where the tote bags are free, the branding is consistent, and security wears Blue Lives Matter hats.
What federal law means for some Chicago residents who want to smoke pot
Illinois’s cannabis legalization aims to put dealers out of business, but they’re about more than just selling weed.
A sheriff, a pack of journalists, and three sergeants walked into a field of weed . . . with flamethrowers.
Even with legalization right around the corner, these women of color in Chicago feel safest creating spaces for weed-infused activities on their own terms.
Chef-driven, made-to-order culinary cannabis won’t be happening in Illinois anytime soon.
Let’s pit reefer vs. gambling to see which is worse.
Just in time for Memorial Day, an attorney who specializes in cannabis law answers a burning question about traveling with marijuana.
Free advice for sealing your public record