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Cannabis event set for Oct. 19; Cassidy among honorees
2019-09-24

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The Chicago Reader, MOCA modern cannabis dispensary and Emporium Arcade Bar will present Yes We Cann, a cannabis market and symposium, Saturday, Oct. 19.

This will be a day focused on educating and empowering Chicagoans about cannabis and hemp, while giving a platform to local businesses, educators, and professionals dedicated to the field. A marketplace will be held at Emporium Logan Square at 2363 N. Milwaukee Ave. while cannabis panel conversations will take place next door at Chicago Distilling, 2359 N. Milwaukee Ave., 12-4 p.m. People must be 21 years old to enter Emporium Logan Square and Chicago Distilling.

The Chicago Reader will present its inaugural "Cannabest Awards" at 12 p.m. n during the expo at Emporium. The four key legislators who lobbied for the change in cannabis law will each be honored for their work: state Sens. Toi Hutchinson and Heather Steans, and state Reps. Jehan Gordon-Booth and Kelly Cassidy.

The marketplace and cannabis conversations are free, and the first 100 people to RSVP online will receive game tokens for the Emporium arcade; visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/yes-we-cann-cannabis-market-symposium-presented-by-the-chicago-reader-tickets-73222920727.

For vendor or sponsor information, contact tbaim@chicagoreader.com .


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