Napa rejects cannabis dispensary plan in dispute over minimum distance from school – Napa Valley Register

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The proposed site of a cannabis dispensary at 1921 Iroquois St. is the source of a clash between the property owner and the city of Napa over whether the business would comply with an ordinance requiring it to be at least 600 feet from New Technology High School. The Planning Commission on June 17 upheld a rejection of the plan.

Howard Yune, Register Howard Yune

When is 600 feet not really 600 feet? According to Napa city planning officials, when a would-be cannabis seller tries to measure that distance from the nearest school in anything but a straight line.

A company trying to open Napa’s next dispensary has clashed with the city over its plan to serve customers on Iroquois Street, in the same neighborhood as New Technology High School. Its claim to meet Napa’s minimum 600-foot distance away from schools and other youth-serving locales has been turned aside by the city’s planning department — a rejection upheld last week by the Planning Commission, Napa’s authority on land-use matters.

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Before CT legalized retail marijuana, Danbury denied a dispensary's drive-thru window request – Danbury News Times

DANBURY – Two weeks before Gov. Ned Lamont signed Tuesday’s bill legalizing retail cannabis, Danbury leaders denied what would have been the first medical marijuana dispensary in the state to have a drive-thru window.

The reason had less to do with the unknowns in the 300-page recreational cannabis bill that was yet to be signed than it did with city regulations that ban drive-thru windows in most circumstances along a busy stretch of Mill Plain Road, zoners said.

“This commission just said ‘no’ to somebody … trying to sell doughnuts across the street,” Zoning Commission Chairman Theodore Haddad said during a June 8 public hearing, referring to the city’s 2017 denial of a drive-thru window for Dunkin’ Donuts that was upheld in state Superior Court. “We have to think about cause-and-effect. People will come to us if this petition is approved and say, ‘Hey, what about me?’”

The Zoning Commission’s denial of the drive-thru window request by the Bethel-based medical marijuana dispensary D&B Wellness does not affect the dispensary’s plans to move into a former bank building at 105 Mill Plain Road on Danbury’s booming west side.

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Smash And Grab Suspects Caught On Camera Burglarizing Metro Marijuana Dispensary – news9.com KWTV

Oklahoma City police are investigating multiple marijuana dispensary smash and grabs. The burglary suspects were in and out of the businesses on Tuesday within minutes and in one case a suspect appeared to be armed.

The alarm at Lotus Gold in northwest Oklahoma City near east Memorial Road and the Broadway Extension was triggered around 2:40 a.m.

“It was just brazen,” dispensary owner Justin Clemons said. “The crowbar to the door and just run in.”  

The security cameras in Clemon’s store were rolling when the three suspects ransacked the store. One of them brought a weapon.

“Appeared to be armed when they went in,” Oklahoma City Police MSgt. Gary Knight said. “Although nobody was inside the business at that time.”

In a matter of minutes, the suspects got away with thousands of dollars in marijuana and merchandise and left plenty of damage.

“One of them takes off running at that point and jumps over this counter,” Clemons said. “He’s out the door.”

Meanwhile, police were not far behind. 

“Once our guys got there, they were there in a matter of minutes,” Knight said. “It was already over. They got there and the burglars were already gone.”

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Multiple Arizona dispensaries voluntarily recalling products due to Salmonella, Aspergillus – 12news.com KPNX

There have not been any reported illnesses, but dispensaries are initiating a recall out of an abundance of caution, according to ADHS.

PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Health Services announced Wednesday that multiple marijuana dispensaries have started a voluntary recall of certain products due to possible contamination.

ADHS determined that the products for recall tested positive for Salmonella and Aspergillus. The products were sold to multiple dispensaries as “free of contaminants.”

Anyone who has purchased any of the following items is advised to throw them out:

Harvest Platinum14g pre-pack Indica flower in the flavor glazed apricot gelato14g pre-pack Sativa flower in the flavor tiger hazeModern Flower3.5g pre-pack Indica Flower in the flavor orange acaiSol Flower Dispensaries and EstablishmentsTahiti LimeEHFHAT Trick #17 FlowerMohave CannabisPreroll lab #454PRTru Infusion FlowerCaked up CherriesThe PharmChemistry #1 HD 3/24/2021

There have not been any reported illnesses, but those who may experience symptoms are advised to contact a health care provider.

Salmonella symptoms include diarrhea, fever, stomach cramps and nausea or vomiting. Symptoms usually start between six hours to six days after ingestion and can last between four and seven days.

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Trulieve Expands Access to Medical Cannabis in Central Florida with New Winter Park Location – PRNewswire

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Trulieve Cannabis Corp. (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) (“Trulieve” or “the Company”), a leading and top-performing cannabis company based in the United States, announced today the opening of a new Florida dispensary, the Company’s 91st nationwide.

The latest dispensary, located in Winter Park, supports Trulieve’s goal of ensuring medical cannabis patients across Florida have safe, reliable access to the medications they rely on. The dispensary expands access throughout Central Florida, joining four locations throughout nearby Orlando.

In honor of Trulieve’s 85th Florida dispensary, all patients — from those new to Trulieve to the dedicated Truliever community — will be eligible for a 25% in-store discount at the new dispensary on opening day.

ANNOUNCING: Trulieve Winter Park Grand Opening
WHERE: 6840 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, FL 32792
WHEN: Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.

In stores and online, patients will find Florida’s largest selection of THC and CBD products in a variety of delivery methods, including edibles, smokable flower, concentrates, tinctures, topical creams, vaporizers, and more. Trulieve also offers home delivery statewide for patients and convenient in-store pickup at each of its 85 dispensaries in Florida.

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Cannabis dispensary opening in Gibsonia | TribLIVE.com – TribLIVE

The first cannabis dispensary in Gibsonia opened its doors on Monday.

Ayr Wellness launched the new medical marijuana dispensary, which marks their third location in the state. Ayr Wellness also has locations in New Castle and Plymouth Meeting.

The 8,000-square foot Gibsonia location — which includes 30 point-of-sale stations and employs about 20 people — is located just off Route 8 at 112 Northtowne Square.

“For Gibsonia, there’s a lot of patient demand there and within Pittsburgh’s North Hills,” said Julie Winter, director of operations. “There really is no other dispensary within a 25-minute drive. A lot of patients, they’re having to drive for access to medicine.”

In Pennsylvania, patients with severe medical conditions can register for a medical marijuana ID card that allows them to purchase medical marijuana at dispensaries. Approved medical conditions include anxiety, autism, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy, HIV, AIDS, inflammatory bowel disease, Parkinson’s disease, post-traumatic stress disorder and other conditions.

Pennsylvania marked the fifth anniversary of its medical marijuana program this year.

Patients can also order items online, which will be pre-packaged when they arrive to pick up their order.

Ayr Wellness sells products from multiple growers.

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Webster Cannabis Dispensary Leases Retail Space in Worcester – This Week In Worcester

WORCESTER – The Vault, a cannabis dispensary at 70 Worcester Road in Webster, reached a lease agreement to open a second location at a 2,900 square foot retail space at 17 East Mountain Street in Worcester.

The Vault’s website lists a second location, “The Vault 2,” opening soon in Worcester.

NAI Glickman Kovago & Jacobs, the real estate company which negotiated the agreement, announced the lease agreement on Wednesday, June 23.

The lease of the retail space between property owner Proko Realty, Inc., and The Vault, a dba of Munro Associates, LLC, is a seven-year agreement.

The Vault in Webster offers flower, vaporizers, edibles, concentrates and other THC products and accessories for in-store shopping or online order for in-person pickup.


Image provided courtesy of NAI Glickman Kovago & Jacobs.

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Founder of Santa Rosa cannabis dispensary SPARC wins Pride Business Leadership award – North Bay Business Journal

Erich Pearson, CEO and founder of Santa Rosa-based cannabis dispensary SPARC, is a winner of North Bay Business Journal’s inaugural Pride Business Leadership Awards.

“For the past 20 years Erich Pearson has been dedicated to advancing the cannabis industry, promoting inclusivity and LBGTQ rights, and has been recognized for his vision and leadership,“ a nominator wrote. ”From long-time advocate to legislative consultant, from dispensary operator to cultivation expert, his credentials and experience are unquestionable.

“As for this contributions to the Pride Movement. Erich and SPARC have a long, rich history of LBGTQ activism and community support that includes policies and core values that are inclusive and value diversity, as well as contributions to a multitude of community organizations and projects.“

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