Dispensary gets license for recreational marijuana


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Phoenix Botanical Dispensary already sells medical marijuana, but next year they’ll be able to sell recreational.

The state approved their license on Tuesday. They’re one of three dispensaries in central Illinois that have received a recreational license. Eight dispensaries in northern Illinois also have the license. All of them already sell to medical marijuana patients.

Recreational sales will be legal starting January 1, 2020.

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