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OPEN A DISPENSARY IN ILLINOIS

Program Overview:

Illinois awarded 22 cultivation licenses and over 60 dispensary licenses in August 1, 2013. There were a few districts that we left unawarded so interested parties have future opportunities to obtain licenses. In the event the state decides to reopen the application process and you would like to be notified, sign up for our emailing list here. In the meantime, review the information below to prepare yourself and stay ahead of the game.

 Dispensary/Cultivation Application Tools and Services: 

1. Purchase our Roadmap To Success, a detailed summary and checklist of all the action items you will need to complete prior to moving forward with an application submission for a marijuana business license.

2. Browse and purchase our Marijuana Business Plan Templates (Cultivation Plan, Operations Plan, Security Plan etc.)

 The Illinois Marijuana Business Application Process requires that you have specific essential plans when submitting your application. Learn more about the required and recommended business plans for Illinois below.

 

REQUIRED ILLINOIS BUSINESS PLANS FOR DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION APPLICATION:

RECOMMENDED ILLINOIS BUSINESS PLANS FOR MARIJUANA DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION APPLICATION:

  • -Marketing & Advertising Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Administration Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE 
  • -Product Labeling & Analysis Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Edible and Infusion Bakery Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Cleaning & Sanitation Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Transportation Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE

Custom solutions for select plans available, email Info@DispensaryPermits.com for more information.

Refer to map for states with current and/or upcoming application opportunities to apply for medical marijuana licenses.

Are you an existing licensee holder and need help with the setup of your marijuana facility such as staffing, training or branding? Dispensary Permits offers business consulting for marijuana facilities. Contact us at info@dispensarypermits.com for a complimentary phone consultation.

DEMOGRAPHICS – ILLINOIS

DECRIMINALIZED

Medical Use

DATE PASSED

August 1, 2013

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act establishes a patient registry program, protects registered qualifying patients and registered designated caregivers from “arrest, prosecution, or denial of any right or privilege,” and allows for the registration of cultivation centers and dispensing organizations. Dispensaries will obtain medical marijuana from up to 22 cultivation centers, with a limit of one cultivation center for each state police district.  Applicants in the state applied this past September 2014 and were awarded. Facilities are looking to begin opening mid 2015.

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Cancer, glaucoma, a positive status for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome), hepatitis C, ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Crohn’s disease, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia or wasting syndrome, muscular dystrophy, severe fibromyalgia or any spinal cord disease, including but not limited to: arachnoiditis, Tarlov cysts, hydromyelia, syringomyelia, Rheumatoid arthritis, fibrous dysplasia, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Arnold-Chiari malformation and Syringomyelia. Patients may also qualify for medical marijuana if they suffer from a severely debilitating or terminal medical condition such as Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), Parkinson’s, Tourette’s, Myoclonus, Dystonia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type I), Causalgia, CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes Type II), Neurofibromatosis, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, Sjogren’s syndrome, Lupus, Interstitial Cystitis, Myasthenia Gravis, Hydrocephalus, nail-patella syndrome, residual limb pain, or the treatment of these conditions.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Potential future opportunities.There may be opportunity to apply for a district that did not award any dispensary permits (including: District 21, District 23, District 47)

PATIENT BASE

2000

NUMBER OF DISPENSARIES

60

NUMBER OF CULTIVATION SITES

22

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