Medical Cannabis Program

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Uso médico  

Licencias y regulaciones de cannabis medicinal, Parte 1000

Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program

The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act went into effect on January 1, 2014. 5 years later, the Act was amended by Public Act 101-363, taking the program from "pilot" status to permanent.

Under the Compassionate use of Medical Cannabis Program Act, the Department of Agriculture was charged with registering and regulating up to 22 cultivation centers allowed in the law. The Department of Agriculture's administrative rules regarding cultivation centers can be found at 8 Illinois Administrative Code Part 1000. 

Please visit the Medical Cannabis Patient Program website for past drafts of the rules, program updates, frequently asked questions, and information about the roles of the Department of Public Health and the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

 If you are seeking information on adult use cannabis, please visit the Department's webpage on that topic.

Cultivation Centers

The Department issued 21 permits for medical cannabis cultivation centers, one per Illinois State Police District (except the Tollway).  Pursuant to 410 ILCS 130/145(a)(2), applications for cultivation center permits, their contents, and supporting documentation are confidential and exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. The cultivation center in each District is identified below.

   Awarded Cultivation Centers Permits:

District 1: Pharmacann, LLC

District 2: Curative Health Cultivation, LLC.

District 3: Illinois Grown Medicine, LLC

District 4: Bedford Grow, LLC

District 5: Cresco Labs, LLC

District 6: PharmaCann, LLC

District 7: GTI Rock Island, LLC

District 8: Revolution Cannabis - Delavan, LLC

District 9: Cresco Labs, LLC

District 10: Shelbyville County Community Services, Inc.

District 11: Progressive Treatment Solutions, LLC

District 12: Effingham Medicinal Farms, LLC

District 13: IESO, LLC

District 14: Nature’s Grace and Wellness, LLC

District 15: N/A

District 16: In Grown Farms, LLC2

District 17: GTI Oglesby LLC

District 18: Compass Ventures, InC

District 19: Ataraxia, LLC

District 20: Revolution Cannabis - Barry, LLC

District 21: Cresco Labs, LLC

District 22: Wellness Group Pharms, LLC


Authorized Inputs​


Laboratories must be approved by the Department of Agriculture to test and analyze medical cannabis. Please review the Department's Administrative Rules on Laboratory Approval (8 IAC 1300.500) and Laboratory Testing (8 IAC 1300.510) for additional details. Below is a table of laboratories licensed by the Department to test and analyze medical cannabis.                                                                                                                                                       

Laboratory Name

Phone Number

ACT Laboratories, Inc. 517-278-9333
Deibel Bioscience of Illinois, LLC 847-329-9900
LK Pure Labs (Sparta) 618-443-6685
MS Bioanalyticals, LLC 217-649-6820
Origo Labs, LLC 872-870-0500
last updated November 2021  



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