Dozens of people who want to break into the medical marijuana business in Illinois lined up Monday to file their applications ahead of a 3 p.m. deadline.
Starting today, the state of Illinois will consider any and all bids for medical marijuana cultivation centers.
Health Department Spokeswoman Melaney Arnold says they’re surprised, but not overwhelmed.
Businesses, individuals now have access to applications, timelines
Illinois officials are planning three town hall meetings to answer questions about the application process for the state’s new medical marijuana program.
A second Metro East community is entering the sweepstakes to become the home of the region’s medical marijuana farm.
The St. Clair County Board voted in favor of a zoning change that allows for medical marijuana farm “Nature’s Cure” to open in Marissa, just south of Belleville.
The proposed center is called “Nature’s Cure,” and it would grow the plants in an enclosed, locked facility in Marissa, south of Belleville.
The new law allows people suffering from seizure disorders to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it.
Not a single marijuana seed has been planted in Illinois’ pilot medical cannabis program.