MMJ Sales to Start in Illinois ‘Very Shortly’
Medical cannabis sales should begin within a few weeks in the Chicago metro area, bringing yet another state into the MMJ fold.
Sales are expected to start “very shortly,” Joseph Wright, the director of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Program, told the Daily Herald.
The first dispensary in Illinois formally opened downstate earlier this month, in the small town of Marion, but is only offering ancillary services at this time because it doesn’t have any medical cannabis to sell yet.
To date, the state has given final approval to only four dispensaries to begin selling MMJ once they receive