So where exactly can medical marijuana businesses go in Sangamon County? Your guess is as good as anyone else’s at the moment.
Regional Planning Commission director Norm Sims says there are some vague areas of state law that could affect placement of cannabis growing and dispensing centers. For example, they can’t be too close to day cares, but it’s unclear if that includes all day cares, or only those that are licensed by the state.
Several communities could be competing with Springfield for the limited number of licenses for medical marijuana businesses.