Canna dispensary-spa plan OK'd
Scott Weiner, Dr. George Chiampas and Hanah Jubeh at the Jan. 6 EVA meeting, Members voted not to oppose a cannabis dispensary in East Village. East Village Association membership meeting Jan. 6, 2030 at at Roots Pizza, 1924 W. Chicago Ave. Presiding: Michael VanDam, president East Village Association members on Jan. 6 voted unanimously not to oppose a recreational marijuana dispensary in the neighborhood. Scott Weiner, Dr. George Chiampas and Hanah Jubeh discussed their cannabis spa concept, which would need licensing and zoning approvals. The planned location is 1914 W. Chicago Ave., adjoining Weiner's West Town Bakery and Roots Pizza restaurants. Sports physician Dr. George Chiampas would operate the medical component, expanding the building to accommodate salt-water baths and spa facilities. The plan likely would require a change to C1-2 commercial zoning. The Andersonville medical marijuana business Dispensary 33 would manage marijuana sales. Nikki Hayes and Dr.