Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)By Brett Blume

GODFREY, Ill. (KMOX) – While state lawmakers have approved medical marijuana in Illinois, to date no prescriptions have been written.

Village leaders in Godfrey hope to work out some of the legal issues concerning the establishment of a medical pot site during a meeting tonight.

Mayor Mike McCormick says a realtor contacted Village Hall recently to say a client had expressed interest in starting a medical pot farm.

“We have no regulations or no ordinance permitting or forbidding medical marijuana to be grown in our community,” he says.

While he has some personal reservations about legal pot, Mayor McCormick says they need something on the books, and that process will move forward during tonight’s meeting in Godfrey.

“My job is to enforce the laws of our community and the state, and if people in Springfield thought it was good for the state of Illinois, then I have to back them on that,” McCormick says.

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