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Galesburg Pot Dispensary Plots March Grand Opening

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Galesburg may see its first legal recreational marijuana sales next month, but only if there's enough cannabis to go around.

Nature's Treatment of Illinois currently owns a dispensary in Milan, near the Quad Cities. The company is opening a second, recreational-only dispensary in an old Aldi grocery store in Galesburg.

The adult-use dispensary has faced delays linked to a statewide shortage of cannabis supply. Under Illinois law, medical patients get first dibs on product. Other dispensaries have faced shortages due to high demand.

NTI said it's plotting a mid-March debut for the Galesburg dispensary, with food trucks in the parking lot on opening day.

Cannabis dispensaries currently operate in Peoria, East Peoria, and Canton.