Cannabis dispensary planned for Godfrey | Local News | –

The former Woody’s building in Godfrey (Photo: Mark Ellebracht)

A cannabis dispensary is being planned for the former Woody’s Chicken restaurant building in Godfrey. A special use permit would need to be granted by the Village Board, which is expected to take up the proposal at its next meeting on February 6.  The Planning and Zoning Board had the topic on its agenda last night where the special use permit earned unanimous approval, but the full board is not bound by its decision.

Godfrey Mayor Mike McCormick tells The Big Z his thoughts on such a business coming to the village:

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He reminds that dispensaries are a legal business in Illinois. No timeline has been set for the business to open its doors, but construction on the building has been going on for weeks.

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