A total of 19 Exhibits are required to complete the Illinois Infuser Application. The Application Accelerator includes 10 of the 19 required Exhibits. 2 out of the 3 bonus on Exhibit M are included.
Exhibit List - Included Items
A: Suitability of the Proposed Facility
B: Suitability of Employee Training Plan
C: Security Plan and Recordkeeping Plan
D: Infuser Plan
E: Product Safety and Labeling Plan
F: Business Plan and Services to be Offered
H: Applicant’s Labor and Employment Practices
I: Environmental Plan
L: Diversity Plan
M: Bonus Section (Optional)
In the event of a tie in scoring, the Department may award up to 2 bonus points for preferred but not required initiatives in the following categories: (1) community benefits plan, (2) substance abuse prevention plan, (3) local community/neighborhood report.
Application Accelerator Bundle includes ONLY the Community Benefits and Substance Abuse Prevention Plans. Local Community Neighborhood report is not included.
Additional Upgrade Packages
Exhibit F - Completion Package (Business Plan and Services to be Offered) The Accelerator Package comes with Exhibit F, but could require additional information and documentation from the Applicant, including personal experience in transporting cannabis or related industries, source and uses of funds, and experience in business practices that promote economic development in Disproportionately Impacted Areas. For an additional fee of $2500, we can help customize this for you.
Illinois Infuser Applications from the Illinois Department of Agriculture can be found at this LINK.
FAQs on the Illinois Infuser Application can be found HERE.
Applications will be accepted beginning on FEBRUARY 14, 2020. The deadline for submitting an application is 5:00 p.m. Central Time on MARCH 16, 2020. An application will be considered submitted on the date in which it was received, if received on or before 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
If received after 5:00 p.m. Central Time, the application will be considered received on the next business day. If the Department receives an application with missing information, the Department shall issue a deficiency notice to the Applicant. The Applicant shall have 10 calendar days from the date of the deficiency notice to resubmit the incomplete information. Applications that are still incomplete after this opportunity to cure will not be scored and will be disqualified.