Elgin Council sets zoning change to allow medical marijuana dispensary – Elgin Courier News

ELGIN — The Elgin City Council approved the conditional use zoning that would allow a medical marijuana dispensary in Elgin in a unit at 1330 Crispin Drive.The state will be issuing up to 60 licenses for such dispensaries, with Kane County allotted two. There are 14 applications pending for the Kane spots.The Elgin-based application is from Salveo Health & Wellness, Ltd. — a business started by Chicago attorney and entrepreneur Alex Thiersch and Rockford native and businessman John Dohm — and Garden 6 Joint Venture LGP to locate at the Elgin address.Voting against the measure were Rich Dunne, Toby Shaw, and Mayor Dave Kaptain. For it were Terry Gavin, Rose Martinez, Tish Powell, John Prigge, Carole Rauschenberger, and John Steffen.[embedded content]

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