The IESO cultivation facility in Carbondale, Illinois. (Submitted)

Updated June 18, 2020 at 9:45 a.m.

Illinois has 21 licensed medical cannabis cultivators. Only medical cannabis cultivators may obtain recreational licenses, and all 21 now have both licenses. Cultivator license owners have no limits on indoor canopy at one location and can sell medical and recreational cannabis as well as infusion products to any Illinois licensed dispensary.

License NameLocationPrimary Owner
Wellness GroupAnnaIndependent
Shelby County Community ServicesShelbyvilleIndependent
Revolution GlobalDelevanRevolution Global
Progressive Treatment ServicesEast St. LouisIndependent
Nature’s Grace & WellnessVermontIndependent
Justice GrownEdgewoodJustice Grown
Illinois GrownElk Grove Village4Front
In Grown PharmsFreeportAcreage
GTI ClinicRock IslandGreen Thumb Industries
GTI ClinicOgelsbyGreen Thumb Industries
Curative HealthAuroraColumbia Care
Cresco LabsLincolnCresco Labs
Cresco LabsKankakeeCresco Labs
Cresco LabsJolietCresco Labs
Compass VenturesLitchfieldGreenhouse Group
Bedford GrowBedford ParkBedford Grow
AtaraxiaAlbionVerano Holdings
Ascend IllinoisBarryAscend Wellness Holdings

Note: This article originally stated the cultivation facility in Hillcrest was owned by PharmaCann. That is incorrect. On May 4, NuMed took control of the facility by purchasing acquisition rights to the facility from MedMed, who had obtained those rights for $17 million on February 25, 2020.


Editor Mike is a co-founder and the editor of Grown In, a U.S. national cannabis industry newsletter and training company. His career has taken him from Capitol Hill to Chicago City Hall, from...