Illinois Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Limit Sales

Illinois Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Limit Sales


TODAY A JUDGE ORDERED POLICE TO HAND OVER EVIDENCE LIKE BODY CAMERA VIDEO TO THE FAMILY. CONCERNS ARE GROWING ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA. WE TOLD YOU ABOUT A SHORTAGE IN ILLINOIS. NOW WE HAVE LEARNED THAT SALES ARE BEING LIMITED. Reporter: WITH RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA USE LEGAL IN ILLINOIS STARTING JANUARY THERE ARE DISTURBING SIGNS. A MEDICAL DISPENSARY POSTED WARNINGS THAT WITH STATEWIDE SHORTAGES SALES MUST BE LIMITED. WE SEE A HUGE ISSUE WITH SUPPLY AND DEMAND. Reporter: ANOTHER TELLS CUSTOMERS THAT THEY ARE FORCED TO LIMIT PURCHASES BECAUSE OF LIMITED SUPPLIES. WE NEED TO KNOW WHY SOME OF THEM ARE STOCKED AND SOME OF THEM ARE NOT. Reporter: KAYLEE IS AN ADVOCATE AND SHE HAS SCANNED MANY OF THE DISPENSARIES. MOST OF THEM HAD FIVE DOZEN PRODUCT OPTIONS BUT A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF THEM HAD FEWER THAN SIX. THAT IS NOT FAIR. WE NEED ANSWERS. IT IS A BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT. IT IS GROWN. Reporter: BY VIDEO CALL THE DIRECTOR OF THE CANNABIS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LAMED ROLLS FROM LAST SUMMER 11 MORE PEOPLE THAN ANTICIPATED TO QUALIFY FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA. YOU ARE SEEING A RAMPANT GROWTH IN THE MEDICAL PROGRAM WHICH IS RESTRICTING SOME AVAILABILITY. THEY KNEW THAT IT WOULD BE EXPANDED WITHIN 2019. Reporter: IT WAS NOT A SURPRISE? I THINK WE WERE SURPRISED THAT THE SCOPE. IF THEY ARE GOING TO PUSH FOR THE EXPANSION AND CONDITIONS WHY DIDN’T THEY PLAN FOR IT. Reporter: NEW STATE LAWS WILL REQUIRE THAT THEY HAVE A 30 DAY SUPPLY OF MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USE BEFORE THEY CAN SELL ANY FOR RECREATIONAL USE. SOME PATIENTS ARE WONDERING IF MAYBE THESE DISPENSARIES ARE WITHHOLDING SUPPLIES TO PREPARE FOR A BUMP UP AND DEMAND. THE STATE ENACTED SOME NEW INITIATIVES TODAY SAYING THAT

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