Belvidere cannabis shop opening soon, hotel groundbreaking next … – Rockford Register Star

Aroma Hill, Belvidere’s first cannabis dispensary, is on target to open in early August.

“We’re getting pretty close,” said developer Mike MacKinnon of Hoffman Estate-based Heidner Properties. “We’re down to the last few items. And of course, we’ve got to get the state inspection, and then we’re ready to go.”

Aroma Hill bills itself as Illinois’ “premier destination for luxury cannabis.”

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The dispensary, located at 1874 Crystal Parkway, will sell cannabis for retail purposes only and is expected to generate $20 million to $25 million in sales, of which the city of Belvidere can collect up to 3% of the gross revenue..