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Welcoming but bullet proof: Homewood’s new cannabis dispensary balances security, comfort

After nearly a year of development and a three-month build-out, the Windy City Cannabis dispensary is set to open in Homewood on Jan. 4, according to company officials.

WCC officials believe their dispensary at 1137 175th St. has achieved a challenging balancing act: It must be secure enough to meet stringent state requirements yet be comfortable and welcoming for clients.

Peyton Hurst, WCC chief operating officer, said the facility passed its state inspection and will soon receive its . . .

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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