Illinois Approves 2 Downstate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

ILLINOIS:  Illinois officials issued licenses Monday for medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield and Collinsville but denied an application in Chicago’s Hyde Park.

HealthCentral’s Springfield site will be at 620 E. Adams St., walking distance from the Old State Capitol, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the high-rise Hilton Springfield. Its Collinsville site is next to the state police district headquarters.

Company co-owner and Effingham attorney Matthew Hortenstine said he welcomed any extra scrutiny that may come with the locations, saying, “We’re going to be the poster child for how to do it right.”


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