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Illinois Concert Will Be State’s First to Allow Cannabis Consumption – Ganjapreneur

Illinois Concert Will Be State's First to Allow Cannabis Consumption - Ganjapreneur

The inaugural Miracle in Mundelein music festival is set to be the first concert in Illinois to allow state-approved cannabis consumption, WGN9 reports. The two-day concert will be held September 9-10 in Mundelein, and will feature performances by Cypress Hill, Action Bronson, and Stephen Marley. 

The concert will be held across the street from RISE Cannabis Mundelein Recreational Dispensary. Attendees must be 21-or-older. 

The festival will feature rolling stations and dab bars and organizers will provide complimentary grinders, lighters, papers, and rolling trays. Bongs or glass pipes will not be given to concert-goers. Vape pens will also be allowed as long as they meet state regulations and all cannabis must be purchased from an Illinois dispensary and be in the original packaging; however, the packaging does not have to be sealed. 

Peter Shapiro, founder of Dayglo Presents, told that the event “is a testament to the relationship that music and legal cannabis can have when brought together in the right way.”  

“We named the event, The Miracle, because it really is remarkable that we can now bring cannabis and music together in 2023, and it is permitted and legal. Our goal is to create a new type of event, which showcases the uplifting impact of cannabis in a legal environment, while also supporting and growing a real community.” — Shapiro to 

Alcoholic, hemp-derived, and non-alcoholic beverages will also be available to purchase, and there will also be food vendors. 

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