It’s official: Rock Island will be home to one of Illinois’ medical marijuana dispensaries and one of the state’s grow houses, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration announced Monday.
Construction of the facilities is expected to begin in the spring and, according to investors, the projects could generate up to 115 new jobs between the two businesses.
“It’s great news on several fronts,” Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley said. “It helps the people that need this medicine, and these are two great developments for Rock Island. It’s good to be out on the leading edge.”
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