While Illinois deals with invasive Asian Carp in its waterways, medical marijuana plants are ripening for sale across the state.
The two issues might share an economic link.
Medical cannabis is set for sale this fall. That’s caught the attention of some of the state’s fishing industry.
A fish processing company in northwestern Illinois sees the budding medical pot business as a new market for a product they sell, made of Asian Carp from the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.