Central Illinois dispensary tour reveals these five insights

Central Illinois dispensary tour reveals these five insights  While New York and other emerging cannabis markets struggle to open dispensaries licensed to social equity-designated ownership teams, Illinois – after a rocky start – has seen approximately 100 stores open in the last 18-to-24 months.  In addition to the dozens of new pot shops opening in […]

Grown In’s next chapter is fully Cultivated 

The mission of Grown In is to create and cultivate commercial connections about cannabis industry professionals with complementary interests, for the purpose of fostering economic development, access and opportunity for all stakeholders in the ascending industry. A key component of this mission is to provide actionable news and information for industry professionals, investors and aspirants. To […]

Register now for the 4/17 Cannabis Innovation Summit!

  Cannabis Innovation Summit, a joint-venture between Grown In and 1871, is less than two weeks away!   The Summit unites 250+ cannabis enthusiasts, from startups to corporate giants and industry mavens, for a day of unparalleled collaboration and inspiration. Join the conversation on the future of cannabis innovation, discover what’s next in the industry, and […]

Jim Belushi to keynote April 17 Cannabis Innovation Summit

Dive into the world of cannabis innovation at our 2024 Cannabis Innovation Summit on April 17! Admission to this free and one of a kind industry event is available today! This hybrid, immersive Summit, in partnership with our 2024 Lab partner 1871, capstones our 2024 Cannabis Innovation Lab with startup pitches, networking, keynotes, and more! Several sessions will be […]

Register for these Cannabis Innovation Lab sessions on Legislation, Research and Entrepreneurship  

Cannabis Innovation Lab – a joint venture between world class business accelerator 1871 and Grown In – will be hosting a series of virtual conversations later this month focused on the legislation, research and entrepreneurial energy guiding the industry.  Register for these free sessions here.  Monday March 18th, 1:30-2:30pm CST  Cannabis Legislation in 2024 – […]

Introducing the United States of Cannabis Podcast 2024 with Cultivated Media.

Last week we announced a strategic partnership with our friends at Cultivated Media.  In the coming weeks, Grown In subscribers will begin to have access to a daily newsletter feed that summarizes everything you need to know about the U.S. cannabis industry.  Launched last fall by longtime industry insider Jay Rosenthal and journalist Jeremy Berke, […]

Announcing a strategic partnership with Cultivated Media, pot politics and more…

It all rolls into one.  Since launching more than four years ago, the Grown In newsletter exists to provide high-quality news, information and insights to cannabis industry professionals, as well as canna-curious individuals tracking the steadily normalizing sector. To that end, we are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with our friends at Cultivated Media. Launched last […]

Gridiron ganja and the Cannabis Freedom Party, Cannabis Innovation Lab public events and more… 

Jim McMahon and Kyle Turley seek to hit legislative paydirt with Cannabis Freedom Party When the punky QB hits the cannabis advocacy field he has many plans.  This week in Las Vegas National Football League legend Jim McMahon is embracing  a tongue-in-cheek presidential campaign alongside fellow wounded warrior  / cannabis brand icon Kyle Turley on […]


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