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Officials Say No to Evergreen Park Pot Clinics For Now

Evergreen Park officials want time to figure out where potential marijuana clinics could go, according to a report.

Evergreen Park trustees approved a moratorium this week on issuing building permits for potential medical marijuana facilities within the village, according to The Reporter.

Issuing the freeze gives the Village of Evergreen Park board more time to approve where marijuana clinics could be located, according to the report. So far, no clinics have come forward wanting to start up in Evergreen Park.

Mayor Jim Sexton said that while the village can’t refuse the clinics, officials can limit where they can set up shop, according to the report

On Jan. 1, Illinois’ medical marijuana law went into effect. The law allows doctors to prescribe marijuana for certain serious medical conditions, so long as the drug is obtained through an approved clinic.

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Full Name January 11, 2014 at 08:17 AM
Yeah, but Binnys and a bar across the street from it are a great idea.
Joe Kocur January 12, 2014 at 12:13 AM
The animals from Walmart will rob the joint nightly that must be why. They also are close to sealing a deal with megasports to join the new evergreen mall complete with a gun range. Tom dart and his gun grabbing pansies will not be happy with store

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