A new dispensary aimed to help on many levels – theday.com

Colchester — Not to quibble with Colin Powell here, but his line, “all the great ideas and visions in the world are worthless if they can’t be implemented rapidly and efficiently,” clearly hadn’t considered the concept of opening an adult-use cannabis dispensary.

Rapidly and efficiently? Try patiently and then even more patiently. On top of paperwork that rivals the tax codes. Education about the various products. Deep dives into social equity. Occasional self-doubt.

But then with a little luck, as Wings once sang, this group of mostly old sports guys is about to make the whole damn thing work out.

And so Friday at 10 a.m. in Colchester comes the debut of “The Harvest Corner,” the result of more than a year’s worth of effort from Gordon Videll, Bill Buscetto, Isaak Lazarou, Jimmy Romano and the rest of HWY 95 team.

“Unbelievable amounts of work and paperwork and hoops to jump through and everything else,” Buscetto said. “There’s just so much that’s going on.”

It was Buscetto, in talking with some old friends and contacts, who originally pondered the idea. But then, it’s a leap across the abyss from ideas scribbled on the back of a cocktail napkin to the

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