Libertyville Set To Approve Medical Marijuana Rules

ILLINOIS:  As Libertyville officials prepare to put into place zoning regulations for medical marijuana growing as distribution facilities, Director of Community Development John Spoden said his office has already gotten some calls from people expressing interest in opening such a shop in town.

But without a set of zoning restrictions in place, Spoden said the inquiries haven’t gained any traction.

That could change soon, as trustees recently approved a preliminary set of regulations on where any cultivation operations or dispensaries might be able to open in town.

Illinois’ four-year pilot program, which went into effect Jan. 1, will allow doctors to prescribe up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana every two weeks to patients with one of 33 approved debilitating medical conditions.


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