To work in an Illinois licensed dispensary, the law requires employees to:

  • Be at least 21 years of age;
  • Pass a criminal background check, clear of any felony convictions;
  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States;
  • Be familiar with the Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program and specifically the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulations’ rules for governing dispensaries;
  • Qualify for a dispensary agent identification card issued by the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulations (can take up to 45 business days).