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Chicago Sun-Times reports on Denver pot farmers looking to expand to Illinois

The Chicago Sun-Times covered Denver pot farmers looking to expand to Illinois.


A Colorado company called beMindful that built the vast Denver pot farm and helped lobby for the legalization of medical marijuana in Illinois, hopes to be one of the players bringing industrial scale marijuana farms to Illinois.

Along with a group of Illinois partners, beMindful is competing to win one of 22 coveted state licenses to grow marijuana in Illinois, so patients with serious health problems can use the medicinal plant next year.

The partnership, called Illinois Plantco, has drawn up plans for an 160,000 square-foot plant, half of which will be given over to a huge greenhouse, in Will County, where it hopes 125 local workers will one day tend pot plants.

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