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Cannabis-infusion business gets green light in Homewood

A cannabis infusing business passed a hurdle on the path to opening in Homewood after the village board approved a zoning amendment Tuesday.

The village board approved the amendment 4-2 with Trustees Larry Burnson and Karen Washington voting against the measure. Burnson, a former Homewood police chief, also voted against allowing recreational marijuana sales in the village last October.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will issue up to 40 cannabis infusion licenses by July 1 and potentially more later. 

Cannabis infusion is a process of transferring the aroma, flavor or intoxicating . . .

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