Illinois Judge Warms To Narrow Corrective Cannabis Lottery

By Lauraann Wood (April 22, 2022, 8:46 PM EDT) — An Illinois state court judge seemed inclined Friday to let state cannabis regulators conduct a corrective recreational license lottery as a first step toward adjudicating dozens of applicants’ claims that they were improperly excluded from the original lottery.

Cook County Circuit Judge Celia Gamrath said during a motion hearing that she thought the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation “has some merit” to its position that the nearly 70 applicants challenging administrative decisions on their recreational license applications should participate in a corrective lottery to first determine which applicants would have won a license in the original process before diving…

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