Cannabis dispensaries are already short on recreational marijuana – KWQC-TV6


MILAN, Ill. (KWQC) – Many are preparing for the legalization of recreational marijuana in Illinois, which takes effect on January 1, 2020.

Nature’s Treatment of Illinois in Milan is already facing shortages. On their opening day, they will not be selling marijuana flowers or “buds.” However, they’re still expecting a huge crowd and are excited about it.

Nature’s Treatment of Illinois in Milan is already facing shortages. On their opening day, they will not be selling marijuana flowers or “buds.” However, they’re still expecting a huge crowd and are excited about it.

“It’s fun. It’s stressful leading up to everything but I think it’ll be an exciting day so we’re ready for it,” said Shannon Ballegeer, Manager of Nature’s Treatment of Illinois.

NTI is the only marijuana dispensary in the Quad Cities opening on January 1st, so they’re anticipating a big number of customers. “Right now, we see over 100 medical patients a day so we expect that number to be huge. We could see 500 we could see 3,000. We’re open from 6 A.M. to 9 P.M. so it will be a pretty long day and that’s a long day for transactions,” said Ballegeer.

At 6 A.M., the doors open for recreational marijuana users. Because of the large crowd size, they aren’t allowing recreational marijuana users to park in their parking lot. Instead, you’re asked to park in a nearby lot like the I-H Mississippi Valley Credit Union, Black Hawk Bank, or Traditional Flooring. From there, you’ll ride in a shuttle that runs every 30 minutes and it will take you to a heated tent near Nature’s Treatment where you’ll wait to be taken into the store itself.

“We’ll have 6 terminals running at a time so most

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