A Peek Inside The Medical Marijuana Pilot Program In Illinois

Cresco Labs Plans
In this March 2015 photo, from left, Dominic Sergi, Rob Sampson, Joe Caltabiano, and Charles Bachtell look over the plans for a Lincoln, Ill., medical marijuana growing facility from the offices of Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana cultivations company based in Chicago. Cresco Labs is poised to become the state’s largest marijuana grower. It won three cultivation permits, more than any other company. M. Spencer Green / Associated Press
Cresco Labs Plans
In this March 2015 photo, from left, Dominic Sergi, Rob Sampson, Joe Caltabiano, and Charles Bachtell look over the plans for a Lincoln, Ill., medical marijuana growing facility from the offices of Cresco Labs, a medical marijuana cultivations company based in Chicago. Cresco Labs is poised to become the state’s largest marijuana grower. It won three cultivation permits, more than any other company. M. Spencer Green / Associated Press

A Peek Inside The Medical Marijuana Pilot Program In Illinois

Local reporters recently got a rare opportunity to visit one of the 19 facilities authorized by Illinois to grow medical marijuana. Morning Shift talks with Chicago Tribune reporter Robert McCoppin about what he saw and learned during his tour at the Cresco Labs Grow House in Joliet.