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Medical Marijuana in Illinois
Medical Marijuana in Illinois
Are you interested in getting medical marijuana in Illinois? The talented team of doctors here at Calm Effect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.
Keep reading to learn the CalmEffect difference and how to get your medical card in Illinois.
Complete Medical Consultations
Medical cannabis can be used for many different symptoms and patients can often get a bit confused by the process. Let our talented staff help you.
Simple 3 Step Process
Want to get your medical cannabis prescription quickly and efficiently? Our 3 step process allows you to get in contact with a doctor near you fast.
Am I Eligible?
If you are in a medical marijuana state, and suffer from a condition that can be treated with cannabis, inquire with our Doctor's for a consultation today!
Our 3- Step Doctor Process Works.
By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana in Illinois as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you'll be eligible for a Illinois medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.
On Jan 1, 2020 Recreational Marijuana Becomes Legal in Illinois
The first licenses to sell pot have been awarded to the state’s medical cannabis dispensaries, businesses that are all white-owned. African American aldermen pushed for a delay, but it ultimately passed through city council.
"I think may of the people who took the position that they did opposing starting on Jan 1, didn't really understand the bill,” Pritzker said. " They didn't read it completely or didn't understand all the provisions that are really focused on social equity. If you delay the Jan. 1 start, you actually delay the social equity provisions of the bill.”
Revenue generated from the first dispensaries to will fund low-interest loans to help minorities businesses get off the ground. READ MORE
December 23, 2019
ALL CULTIVATION CENTERS IN ILLINOIS ARE NOW APPROVED TO GROW FOR ADULT USE
SPRINGFIELD, IL –The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has now approved all 21 cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult use. The department has approved the three outstanding cultivating licenses authorized under state law. READ MORE
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Announces Eighth Round of “Same Site” Licenses for Adult-Use Cannabis
December 31, 2019
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has announced 11 more “Same Site” adult-use cannabis licenses, which will allow an existing medical cannabis dispensary to obtain an adult-use dispensing license, and the first “Secondary Site” adult-use cannabis license, which will allow an existing medical cannabis dispensary to obtain an adult-use dispensing organization license within a limited geographic area. This license will permit the dispensary to begin adult-use cannabis sales at that location starting
January 1, 2020
Provided the dispensary complies with local zoning rules or other local laws. These recent approvals raise the total number of approved adult-use cannabis dispensary licenses
to 46. In addition to opening adult-use dispensaries at the same site of their medical cannabis dispensaries, existing medical cannabis dispensaries are permitted under the law to open a second site for adult-use sales at a different location. In the coming months, new applicants, including social equity applicants, will have the opportunity to apply for an additional seventy-five adult-use cannabis licenses. Social equity applicants are eligible for additional points on their application and for technical assistance, low-interest loans, and fee reductions. More information about applying as a social equity applicant can be found here. The medical dispensaries who received early approval adult-use licenses are:
Greenhouse Group, 2400 W. US Route 6, Morris, IL 60450 and NuMed Chicago, 1308 W. North Ave., Chicago, IL 60642
January 1, 2020 - Adult-Use Legal
As of January 1, 2020, adult consumption, possession, and sales are legal in the State of Illinois! It can be consumed at entities with an on-premises consumption license as well as on private property, subject to the discretion of the property owner. Public consumption is illegal. This includes streets, parks, and areas adjacent to licensed stores. It is illegal to consume in any vehicle (moving or not) and operating a vehicle under the influence is illegal. It can be transported in a vehicle but during transportation cannot be accessible by any occupant of the vehicle and must be in a child-resistant container. Product purchased in Illinois cannot be transported to another state.
Firearms and Legal Adult-Use
The Illinois State Police issued a statement saying it "will not revoke Firearm’s Owner’s Identification Cards based solely on a person’s legal use of adult-use cannabis." Read More.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas
Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:
Our informed Advisors can connect you with a Doctor and the Medical Marijuana Dispensary closest to you. Go Natural with Alternative Natural Medicine.
Have more questions? We are here to help you! Reach out to us anytime and we will respond as quickly as possible to make certain that you get the answers you need. We are dedicated to helping you find the answers you need so you can begin your journey to a better life.