Chicago gives a warm welcome to its first medical dispensary

Capelli D'Angelo

Medical marijuana Acapulco gold
Medical marijuana Acapulco gold (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Monday Dispensary 33 held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand opening, according to the Sun Times Network. This is the first medical marijuana store to open in Chicago.

Five other dispensaries in Illinois have already opened since legalization. Modern Cannabis will be the second to open in the city of Chicago. However, inventory will not be ready for patients until January 2016.


Medical marijuana was just recently legalized in Illinois at the beginning of November. To read more about the dispensaries opening in the state, check out the full story.