State of Illinois Qualifies Additional Medical Cannabis Dispensary Applicants

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced the qualification of two additional applicants seeking to register as medical cannabis dispensing organizations in the City of Chicago.

After a review of the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application of Curative Health, the Division selected the application as qualified in District 41, and after a review of the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Application of Custom Strains, the Division selected the application as qualified in District 48 in connection with the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act 410 ILCS 130 and the selection process established in the Administrative Rules 68 IAC 1290.

Under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, the State of Illinois requires medical cannabis dispensing organizations to be registered with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to acquire medical cannabis from a registered cultivation center for the purpose of dispensing cannabis, paraphernalia, or related supplies and educational materials to registered qualifying patients.

Dispensary District 41 is located in Jefferson Township, while District 48 is located in West Township.