The ribbon is cut for first Cannabis Dispensary in Belvidere – MyStateline.com

BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — Aroma Hill held a grand opening, marking the first of its kind in Belvidere. Local Government says that the Cannabis Dispensary is part of an ongoing mission to continue the growth in the city.

The City of Belvidere’s 1st Ward Alderman, John Albertini, feels it was very important to bring a cannabis dispensary into his area.

“Well, one, it gives us a great income on taxes. It’ll be a big benefit to the city,” Ald. Albertini said. “Also, it’ll be a big benefit to the community. A lot of these people are seniors and paying for this facility or saving from having to drive to Rockford, they don’t drive very far.”

“Bringing a better quality of life to the community here and offering different alternatives for pain management, things like that. So we’re very, very happy for the opportunities and potential of things we can do here,” said Ryan Warren the General Manager for the Aroma Hills Location in Belvidere.

The Dispensary offers items like flower, cartridges, and edibles. They have many assortment of options as well as accessories.

“Finally, be able to bring a dispensary to a community that hasn’t had one

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