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Spanish Daily Journal
     September 9, 2019      #19-252 sdj 0
 
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This March 22, 2019 file photo shows a bud on a marijuana plant at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary in Egg Harbor Township N.J.
No decision on county marijuana shops 

KANKAKEE — A Kankakee County committee has deadlocked on whether to allow recreational marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas.

The full county board will ultimately decide the issue.

Opponents of the dispensaries talked about their personal opposition to such businesses, while supporters argued the county should not turn down potential tax revenue.

Under a new state law, recreational marijuana becomes legal Jan. 1.

The county board’s planning, zoning and agriculture committee addressed the issue recently. Zoning official ...

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A Kankakee County committee has deadlocked on whether to allow recreational marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas.