Open House Festivities for New Marijuana Dispensary

Deerfield’s Greenhouse Medical Cannabis Dispensary mixed business with fun in its public debut Saturday.

It was the lone opportunity for anyone without a state-issued medical marijuana registry identification card to visit Greenhouse, deep in a Pfingsten Road office park on the border of Lake and Cook counties.

Refreshments, raffle prizes and other businesses such as holistic fitness were part of Greenhouse’s festivities, which drew a steady stream of visitors. Greenhouse features a warm, dark-wood interior in a spalike setting.

Among Saturday’s guests was Rebecca Thompson of Addison, who waited for her boyfriend as he collected information from Revolution Cannabis Co. The company produces a variety of strains including Revolution Blue Cheese, which is said to relieve pain and stress while acting as an appetite and mental stimulant.

Thompson, who doesn’t have a medical marijuana permit, said she supports the industry.

– Read the entire article at The Daily Herald.