The Alton Dispensary Shares Info about Eviction, Search for New Location – RiverBender.com

ALTON – The Alton Dispensary has requested the City of Alton’s help in its search for a new home.

At a Wednesday night meeting of the Alton City Council, President and CEO of IllinoisCannabis49, Inc., d/b/a The Alton Dispensary, Jeremy Wysocki, asked the council for its assistance in changing an ordinance to allow an adult-use cannabis dispensary to be allowed in an E-5 zone/district. Currently, the City of Alton only allows such facilities to be positioned in E-2 zones/districts. However, ownership of The Alton Dispensary has found a suitable building in an E-5 zone/district.

The need to move locations comes after a Monday, Dec. 18 ruling to evict The Alton Dispensary from its current location at 1400 E. Broadway in Alton. The eviction is the latest in a line of what the dispensary considers “retaliatory efforts” from its former management company, Subsero Alton Ops, LLC and its affiliates. The building itself is owned by Subsero Alton RE, LLC. However, the cannabis license itself as well as the business license is owned by IllinoisCannabis49, Inc., d/b/a The Alton Dispensary.

These retaliatory efforts followed The Alton Dispensary’s termination of a management contract with Subsero Alton Ops, LLC in October of 2023. Following the termination

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