Update on August 8 2014

​​​DPH Patient Applications Now Available, Application Submission Period Begins September 2nd

In order to provide time for patients and caregivers to prepare all necessary materials, application information for Patients and Caregivers is now available online at mcpp.illinois.gov. Online materials include:

  1. Patient Application Form (PDF) updated 10-10-14
  2. Caregiver Application Form (PDF) updated 10-10-14
  3. Physician Certification Form (PDF)
  4. Fingerprint Consent Form (PDF)

Draft Applications for Dispensaries and Cultivation Centers Now Available

Draft applications for dispensaries and cultivation centers are now available online at mcpp.illinois.gov. Online materials include:

Draft Dispensary Applications

  1. Draft Dispensary Application (PDF)
  2. Dispensary Zoning Form (PDF)

Draft Cultivation Center Applications

  1. Draft Cultivation Center Application (PDF)
  2. Cultivation Center Zoning Form (PDF)

Dispensary and Cultivation Center Application Time Frames

We anticipate the application window for Dispensary and Cultivation Center Applicants to be Monday, September 8, 2014 through Monday, September 22, 2014. More details will follow in the coming weeks.

Town Hall Meetings

The State has scheduled three town hall meetings throughout the state in order to answer any questions about the applications that may arise from those interested in applying as a patient/caregiver (through the Department of Public Health), for a cultivation center license (through the Department of Agriculture) or for a dispensary license (through the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation). Below are the details for those three meetings:

  1. Southern Illinois: Metro East, Thursday August 14th, 9:30 a.m. - 1102 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, IL 62234
  2. Central Illinois: Monday, August 18th, 11a.m., Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe Street, Peoria, IL 61602
  3. Northern Illinois: Wednesday, August 20th, 10a.m. Northeastern Illinois University, Alumni Hall (North), Student Union Building, 5500 N. St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625

Frequently Asked Questions

The State will continue to accept comments and questions about the application process and program implementation. If you send your comments and questions to the appropriate e-mail address below, the State will attempt to address as many issues as possible through the FAQ page on mcpp.illinois.gov.

  1. Patient/Caregiver FAQ (PDF) - Department of Public Health (updated 9-30-14)
  2. Cultivation Center FAQ (PDF) - Department of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture - Cultivation Centers
Send comments to AGR.MedicalCannabis@illinois.gov

Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Dispensaries
Send comments to FPR.MedicalCannabis@illinois.gov

Department of Public Health - Patients and Caregivers
Send comments to DPH.MedicalCannabis@illinois.gov

Department of Revenue
Send comments to Rev.MCPP@illinois.gov