Free Virtual Cannabis Dispensary License Workshops

Free Virtual Cannabis Dispensary License Workshops are available for Illinois cannabis dispensary license applicants and prospective applicants.

Learn to navigate the state’s licensing process and move closer to beginning a career in the emerging cannabis industry. These workshops are for those interested in pursuing future Illinois cannabis business licenses, as well as those who submitted applications in prior rounds and want to strengthen their application for the next opportunity to apply for an Illinois cannabis business license.

Workshops are via Zoom in an open-forum format, small group settings and one-on-one consultations.

Applicants throughout the state can participate via livestream. Overview sessions are open to all.

One-on-one and small group sessions are for those who qualify as social equity applicants.

Topics include:
Dispensary License Overview | Operating Agreements | Property Ownership/zoning | One-on-one Consulting

October Workshops:
Operating Agreements | Tuesday, October 19, 1 – 3 p.m.
Dispensary License Overview | Thursday, October 21, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Property Ownership/Zoning | Thursday, October 26, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

One-on-One Consulting:
Option 1: October 23, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Option 2: October 28, 6 – 9 p.m.

Additional workshops and one-on-one consultations will be held in November and December.
For more information, email

Looking for a certificate program?
Oakton offers both a Cannabis Dispensary and Patient Care Specialist certificate program and a Cannabis Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain Management certificate program.

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