Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) issued 28 additional Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organization Licenses to applicants selected in three lotteries for 185 licenses on Friday, July 29, 2022. These awardees join the 149 conditional licenses issued by the Department on July 22, bringing the total number of issued licenses to 177. The Department’s Adult Use Cannabis webpage has been updated to include the latest awardees.
Of the businesses selected for licenses, 41 percent are majority Black-owned, 7 percent are majority White-owned, and 4 percent are majority Latino-owned, while 38 percent of awardees did not disclose the race of their owners. All businesses qualify as Social Equity Applicants under the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.