More Than 350 Businesses Want Medical Marijuana Licenses

(Springfield, IL) -- More than 350 businesses are hoping to grow or dispense medical marijuana in Illinois. They turned their applications in to state officials earlier this week. Two applications are from Fulton County. One from Canton is to be able to dispense medical marijuana. An application from the Vermont area is to be able to grow medical marijuana. A panel will now sift through the applications and determine which businesses will be approved. The state will hand out licenses for 22 cultivation centers and 60 dispensaries before the end of the year.