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Doctors putting medical cannabis at risk in Illinois

Phoenix botanical located at  1704 S. Neil Street Linn St. it is now open for business.

By Joseph Longo, Assistant news editor

May 27, 2016

A new medical cannabis dispensary recently opened in Champaign. However, there is one thing they might be missing: patients. Phoenix Botanical, at 1704 S. Neil Street Linn St, is the first medical cannabis dispensary in the Champaign-Urbana area. But an underappreciated medical cannabis program in...

Medical marijuana shops to open in Urbana

By Christine Olivo

August 6, 2014

Urbana residents may soon see medical marijuana facilities open for business after the Urbana City Council voted unanimously at its Monday meeting to decide where and how shops can be regulated within the city. The approved zoning amendment allows Urbana to host dispensary and cultivation centers...