Illinois approves 1st medical marijuana workers to grow legal pot

7/11/15–PharmaCann LLC is preparing for a final inspection from state regulators Tuesday. Once that is secured, along with IDs for workers who have passed background checks, Illinois’ fledgling medical marijuana industry will be able to grow pot –nearly two years since a change in state law made it legal and after a series of hiccups in the rollout that followed. The first crop should take three to four months to grow, cut and process, growers said, making it available to consumers by late fall. Read