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Illinois Begins Permit Process For Medicinal Pot

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CHICAGO (AP) — The official applications have been posted for aspiring medical marijuana businesses in Illinois.

The applications and detailed instructions were posted Friday on the program’s website. The application period opens September 8th and runs through September 22nd for a limited number of permits.

For cultivation center applicants, only applications submitted to the Department of Agriculture by certified U.S. mail, or in person, will be accepted.

Applications to obtain medical marijuana must be hand delivered to the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation in Chicago.

Patients whose last names begin with A through L and their designated caregivers can submit applications from September 2nd through October 31st. Patients whose last names begin with M through Z and their caregivers can submit applications from November 1st through December 31st.

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