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Bureau County Board to decide on weed tax soon

PRINCETON – The Bureau County Board will vote in February on whether or not to tax cannabis in the county. Although board members previously stated that they were unsure if they could make the state’s April 1st deadline for adopting municipality tax ordinances, the state’s attorney

Illinois warns shops against stockpiling weed amid shortages

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois regulators say they are investigating apparent violations of a rule intended to prevent marijuana shops statewide from stockpiling weed from a single cultivator while also reminding retailers that they must keep enough products on hand for medical patients. The Illinois

LaSalle booming with business

LASALLE – Around 20 businesses have flocked to the city of LaSalle in 2019. Economic Development Director Katheryn Koyak says in just three weeks three storefronts were filled. Koyak says once a business relocated to First street, more businesses came along filling in the empty spaces.