Grownup-use marijuana can be authorized within the state as of Jan. 1, 2020, and Tazewell County residents might not have to depart the county to make their purchases.
Toby Clayton of NuMed East Peoria informed the Every day Instances in a telephone dialog on Friday that the dispensary can be trying to develop their gross sales to incorporate adult-use.
“We’re going to apply for a dual-license, and we can be promoting (leisure marijuana) as of the primary,” stated Clayton.
What which means for the dispensary relating to a brand new area or expanded employees stays to be seen.
“We haven’t gotten anyplace but, we nonetheless should test with town to see in the event that they’ll permit it,” stated Clayton. “There’s numerous steps and numerous politics concerned.”
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Hashish Regulation and Taxation Act into regulation on Tuesday, June 25, making Illinois the 11th state to legalize cannabis.
In response to notes from the governor’s workplace, native ordinances might be enacted that may prohibit companies from working inside the metropolis limits.
Moreover, in line with the abstract, municipalities will be capable of create “affordable” zoning restrictions for cultivation facilities, craft growers, processing organizations and dispensaries. On-site consumption may additionally be regulated by native governments.
Morton Village, as an example, voted unanimously to ban leisure marijuana growers and cultivation facilities, in addition to shelling out, processing and transporting services at a July 1 board assembly.
East Peoria Mayor John Kahl didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.