Report: Belushi aims for Blues Brothers marijuana brand

  • Jim Belushi

    Jim Belushi Associated Press

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 7/3/2019 6:55 PM

Actor and Wheaton native Jim Belushi says he wants to develop a Blues Brothers brand of marijuana and get it into Illinois stores when recreational marijuana becomes legal next year.

"Illinois is going to be a huge market," Belushi told Crain's Chicago Business.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

According to Crain's, Belushi got into the marijuana business after Oregon legalized its use a few years ago.

"He says he's serious about plans to drive a replica of the Bluesmobile -- topped with a joint instead of a giant PA speaker -- on Lake Street under the el to mark the occasion," reported Crain's, which also said Live Nation has agreed to a reality TV show about Belushi's venture.

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