Sarah Nader – [email protected] Ashley Peterson, CEO of Justice Grown’s and Jamil Taylor, vice president of business development, speak at a public hearing held by the McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday, May 17, 2017 in McHenry. Justice Grown was seeking permission to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Route 31 in McHenry.
McHENRY – McHenry could be getting closer to bringing in a medical marijuana dispensary with the support of local residents.
“Bringing something like this into McHenry County is going to make the whole state realize that this is not a voodoo thing,” McHenry resident Judy Gee said. “It’s important, it’s medical, and the use of this for people who have the conditions is absolutely amazing in what it does.”
The McHenry Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing Wednesday evening to consider allowing the construction of a medical marijuana dispensary on Route 31. The hearing allowed the public to share their thoughts on the proposed dispensary that is seeking permission to open at 618 S. Route 31 in McHenry.
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