Robin Robinson, a local Fox anchor for decades, is a member of The Homecoming Group, which scored a permit in the Chicago region. Her daughter, Jade Williams, said the group’s concept is to support causes such as adult literacy and STEM education.
The winners of the latest batch of 55 precious pot shop permits includes former NBA stars Allen Iverson and Al Harrington, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Degnen, longtime news anchor Robin Robinson and the indicted son of ex-state Rep. Eddie Acevedo.
Iverson and Harrington are both partnered in Viola Brands, a Los Angeles-based weed firm that already operates in four other states. The company’s subsidiary, Vill – Ops Inc., was named the winner of a license in a region that covers Chicago.
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