• Raffi Garnighian

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Opens Applications for Adult Use Cannabis Dispensary

Updated: Mar 27

On Tuesday, the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation posted the application for the first round of Conditional Marijuana Dispensing licenses. Applications for the licenses will be accepted between December 10th, 2019 and January 2nd, 2020. The Department plans to issue up to 75 new dispensing licenses by May 1st, 2020.


To apply, applicants must fill out the Department’s packet, pay the $5,000 application fee, and deliver the completed application to the Department in person. The application fee for social equity applicants is $2,500. If a conditional license is awarded, the applicant will have up to 180 days to find a location in its district to open a marijuana dispensary.


The application packet can be found here.



Raffi Garnighian is a published author and Colorado and New York licensed attorney at Wysocki Law Group, P.C. Kieran Edstrom is a third-year law student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and a law clerk for Wysocki Law Group, P.C. © Wysocki Law Group 2020. All rights reserved. All opinions published herein are those of the individual authors and are not to be construed as legal advice. Please contact Wysocki Law Group for any legal questions you may have in response to this article or any others.

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