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Grayville, IL taking steps to grow medical marijuana in the area

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GRAYVILLE, IL (WFIE) -

City leaders in Grayville Illinois are taking steps to grow medical marijuana in the area.

The city council approved a real estate contract that would sell 22 acres of land to a developer near the I-64 plaza, which is former prison property.

Deerpath Development wants to buy the property for $3,000 per acre and build a medical marijuana project site.

The contract still has to be approved by the state.  

Illinois became the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana in 2013.

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