Was it the wrong kind of weed store that thieves in Illinois stole from?

Crime Is Bad In Illinois

One of the serious issues we have in Illinois is crime. It has become a huge problem, especially in Chicago. Well, at this point it is all over the state. Even in places like Naperville.

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Legal Weed Is Very Successful In Illinois

The legalization of recreational marijuana in the state of Illinois has been huge, generating millions of dollars. That of course, makes it a possible target for thieves, especially because the illegal pot market has taken a big hit from the legit stores.

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Where Do You Purchase Legal Marijuana In Illinois

If you want to legally purchase marijuana in Illinois, you have to buy it at a dispensary. Otherwise, it is considered illegal. There are many throughout the state. Those official cannabis dispensaries should not be confused with CBD stores.

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What Is CBD

According to abc7chicago, 

"The term CBD stands for cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in marijuana and hemp, the report said. Unlike marijuana, CBD only has 0.3% of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC. The THC is the psychoactive part of marijuana that makes people feel high."

 

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What Is The Difference Between Marijuana And CBD

So basically with CBD, you are getting the medical benefits of marijuana without getting stoned. Many people do not know the difference. A recent study found that 35% of parents think they are the same thing.

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Where Do You Purchase CBD

Even though there are stores that specialize in CBD, unlike marijuana you can purchase it just about anywhere. You can find it at gas stations, grocery stores, and convenience stores to just name a couple.

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Thieves Steal From CBD Stores In Chicago

According to abc7chicago,

Recently, two CBD stores in Chicago were robbed. The thieves got away with thousands of dollars worth of CBD products. The businesses hit were CBD Kratom and Smokepost CBD. The crimes happened with just a few minutes in between.

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Did The Thieves Steal From The Wrong Place

While I was reading about these occurrences, I could not help and think that maybe they robbed the wrong businesses. Could it be possible they do not know the difference between CBD and pot? Otherwise, why would they really knock off a couple of CBD stores? It really does not make sense. That would be hilarious if they thought it was the real stuff and tried to flip it for cash.

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