Marijuana Dispensaries, Delivery, and Doctors in Chicago

The biggest city in the Midwest, Chicago, Illinois is an exciting city no matter what you like to do. Start your trip by sightseeing the famous skyline at Millenium Park; visitors will love seeing the city’s reflection and taking lots of pictures in Cloud Gate (known by most as the Bean). Chicago is also renowned for its incredible museums – ranging from the Art Institute of Chicago to the Museum of Science and Industry, you’ll find something to learn for everyone. Smoke a joint before heading to hang with the animals at the free Lincoln Park Zoo, or shell out some cash to hang with the sea creatures of the Shedd Aquarium for a truly fun time. 

Chicago is known as the Windy City, but once the state of Illinois legalized recreational marijuana, the city got some clouds. Like the rest of Illinois, anyone over the age of 21 can purchase recreational marijuana. It’s important to note that in Chicago, Illinois residents can possess up to 30 grams of cannabis products while those from out-of-state can only purchase up to 15 grams. Smoking marijuana in public in Chicago is illegal, but you can smoke in the privacy of your own home or in one of the city’s marijuana lounges. State law permits that dispensaries are only to be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m, so make sure you plan your visit to a dispensary nearby accordingly! 

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Frequent questions about marijuana in Chicago, IL

  • Is marijuana legal in Chicago?

    Yes, recreational marijuana was legalized in Chicago in early 2020! Any adult over the age of 21 can purchase marijuana from a licensed dispensary. 


  • Where can I buy marijuana in Chicago?

    There are tons of places to buy weed in Chicago! Check out our Where’s Weed Chicago Dispensary Locator to find the dispensary closest to you.


  • Is it legal to smoke weed in Chicago?

    You can only legally smoke weed in your house or at a marijuana social lounge in Chicago. It is illegal to smoke in public places, in motor vehicles or on school grounds. 


  • Is weed delivery available in Chicago?

    Technically, cannabis delivery is not currently legal in Chicago. While there are some businesses offering delivery, be mindful that they are operating in a gray area of the law.

  • Can I order my marijuana online for pick-up in Chicago?

    Yes, online order pick-up is available for marijuana in Chicago at most dispensaries.