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The dispensary will be a new addition to the chain of dispensaries owned under nuEra Cannabis, which is one of the largest dispensary chains in Illinois. The DeKalb dispensary would add an additional store to the already existing 6 nuEra stores in Illinois.

Dispensary awaits license to sell cannabis in Junction Center

By Parker Otto | April 12, 2022
DeKalb is expected to get one or two dispensaries within the city. One is currently leasing a building but needs licensing to sell.

Weed usage should be protected from business drug testing

By Jack Baudoin | February 13, 2020

Now that marijuana is legal in Illinois, there is a concern regarding employment. How will business’ drug-testing policies affect employees who use marijuana? Because marijuana is now legal, using it should be the same as going home and drinking a beer....

Map illustrates federal law

Map illustrates federal law

By Noah Johnson | January 12, 2020

DeKALB — A Smoke and Drug Free map provided by the university outlines all on-campus areas where adult-use and possession of cannabis will continue to be illegal despite changes in state law.Illinois law, which allows adults age 21 and over to possess...

NIU weed policy benefits campus

By Hunter Weston | December 4, 2019

It may be too soon for students to celebrate marijuana legalization because NIU’s marijuana policy will still stand. This is a blessing in disguise.Beginning Jan. 1, recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois. Residents of Illinois will be allowed...

How will recreational marijuana affect the NIU community?

By Noah Johnson | August 26, 2019

With Gov. J.B. Pritzker signing House Bill 1438 in June, the long-standing era of marijuana prohibition will come to an end for the state of Illinois starting Jan. 1.   The bill aims to regulate and tax cannabis in a similar manner to alcohol, while...