Chicago-area marijuana dispensaries hosting job fair this weekend

CHICAGO (WLS) -- If you're thinking about a career in the cannabis industry, you may be in luck this weekend.

Marijuana dispensaries are ready to hire in Illinois, and several are taking part in a job fair in Chicago this weekend.

RELATED: Illinois Weed Legalization Guide

The job fair will be held Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Medical District Chicago Marriott, 625 S. Ashland.

Illinois legalized recreational marijuana beginning January 1, 2020.

Adults aged 21 and over will be able to buy up to 30 grams, or about 1 ounce, of marijuana flower, edibles totaling no more than 500mg of THC, and 5 grams of cannabis concentrate products. Non-residents will be able to purchase half those amounts.
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