The medical marijuana folks are seeking to replicate the distribution system of hard liquor and wibe in Illinois.
After the end of prohibition, the Wirtz family and I think one other firm ended up with the legal authority to sell all liquor to restaurants.
While individuals could buy it off the self at the local liquor store, bars could not.
Now owners of medical marijuana licenses want all recreational marijuana sales to be funneled through their companies.
Limiting competition is always a path to greater profits.
Former state Senator Pam Althoff will be leading the charge for the medical marijuana businessmen in this challenging quest.