Anna Firm Given OK to Grow Cannabis Ahead of New Law

Nov 1, 2019

A cultivation center in Union County has been given the OK to grow cannabis in advance of adult-use cannabis becoming legal on January 1.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture approved Wellness Group Pharms, LLC in Anna this week.

Currently, only cultivation centers licensed to grow medical marijuana can apply for early approval adult-use growth.

Wellness Group Pharms received its medical marijuana growing and distribution license in 2015.