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Lightfoot announces cannabis fair
2020-01-11

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Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot announced that the city will host a first-of-its-kind cannabis resource fair to connect residents with employment and business opportunities, expungement and legal aid assistance, and more information on cannabis regulations and laws within the city.

Led by the mayor's office, the upcoming resource fair, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1, at 10 a.m.-3 p.m., will convene cannabis businesses, industry experts, social equity leaders, advocacy groups, government agencies and legal aid organizations from across Chicago and statewide to serve as one-stop-shop for residents interested in joining or learning more about this new and emerging industry.

The fair is open to the public for free and will be hosted at the UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

Residents and businesses interested in attending the fair can register at Eventbrite.com/e/city-of-chicago-cannabis-resource-fair-tickets-87807421361 .


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