What it’s like to be CEO of a dispensary-in-waiting

3/21/15–Bob Kingsley’s kidney failure indirectly led to his new gig: CEO of one of Illinois’ 52 medical marijuana dispensaries-in-waiting. He began using marijuana for pain relief and became convinced of the drug’s effectiveness. When Illinois passed a bill in 2013 legalizing medical marijuana, Kingsley jumped at the chance to build a business around a product he calls “a passionate passion of mine, because I know what patients are feeling and what they need. Read