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Dates Set for nuEra East Peoria Dispensary Opening, Public Preview

Local residents to get exclusive first look at clinically-focused medical cannabis dispensary

Wheaton, IL – NuMed CEO Bob Fitzsimmons today announced that NuMed East Peoria’s medical cannabis dispensary will open soon to qualified patients and is set to host a series of public preview events this coming week.

NuMed East Peoria, located at 504 Riverside Drive, will host public previews for the surrounding communities before officially opening to qualified Illinois patients. The general public is invited to learn more about NuMed and their clinically-focused approach at the NuMed East Peoria location. This is an exclusive, one-time only public preview of NuMed East Peoria. Per state regulations, upon opening for business, only registered patients, caregivers, and state-credentialed employees are allowed inside the dispensing area of the facility.

The preview dates and times are as follows:

  • Tuesday, November 29: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 30: 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

The grand opening and first opportunity to purchase medical cannabis at NuMed East Peoria will be Wednesday, December 7, at 11:00 a.m.

“NuMed is eager to meet the need in Central Illinois for a patient-centered dispensary that provides medically-focused product offerings,” said Keith McGinnis, NuMed’s Managing Member. “The expansion of the Illinois medical cannabis program, alongside a growing understanding within in the medical community make this the right time for us to provide relief to patients who have been waiting for a clinically-focused approach.”

NuMed East Peoria will serve patients in its centrally located facility, indicated Ben Rediger, who is NuMed’s consulting partner for community relations. “This safe, easy to access location gives us an opportunity to provide relief to thousands of patients in East Peoria and the surrounding communities. Working with local Illinois growers, access to pharmaceutical grade medication is sourced from the highest-quality medically focused cannabis producers in the state.”

Rediger instructed qualified patients and caregivers to visit the dispensary at 504 Riverside Drive East Peoria, visit NuMed’s website at or call (309) 839-1330 to learn how to either transfer (for existing patients) to the NuMed East Peoria dispensary or obtain a medical cannabis card (for new patients).

NuMed is committed to creating a healthy, effective and safe experience for their patients. NuMed implements the highest standards and most stringent safeguards by using best practices from the pharmaceutical and medical industries; creating a sophisticated quality management system that controls and documents everything they do. At NuMed, every step of the process integrates the current state of the science of cannabis with the patient’s best interest in mind. For more information about NuMed, please visit