Medical Pot Rollout Slowed By Security Snags

Selling pot was a lot simpler back when all you needed was a good scale and an ample supply of Baggies.

Security measures under the rigorous Illinois medical marijuana law could push back the date when authorized patients can begin purchasing their allotted issuing licenses to patients. Applications from growers and sellers are under review, and the first licenses are expected by the end of the year.

However, a recent procurement of tamper-proof identification cards was canceled and put out for bid again on Oct. 28 because no bidders met the strict security requirements the first time.

– Read the entire article at Crain’s Chicago Business.