Long Lines, Limited Supply and Only 9 Places to Shop: Here’s What to Expect in Chicago When Weed Becomes Legal Jan. 1 | Cannabis Culture


Some stores plan to open their doors as early as 6 a.m. to deal with the anticipated rush of customers for recreational marijuana.

Chicagoans excited to legally buy weed for the first time on Jan. 1 will likely have to wait in line to get in to the dispensaries in the city that will be selling recreational marijuana — and they will likely have a limited amount of pot products on their shelves.

What’s more, with state lawmakers warning of an imminent supply shortage, only nine of the 10 shops permitted to make recreational sales of the drug in Chicago will be doing so. Maribis of Chicago in Brighton Park said Thursday it won’t sell to recreational customers until February.

– Read the entire article at Chicago Sun Times.