Black Hills Weed Shop ready to open first dispensary in Rapid City – Rapid City Journal

Laura Heckmann

The Black Hills Weed Shop, nestled inside a former mechanics bay off Deadwood Avenue in Rapid City, is ready to be the first medical cannabis dispensary to open in Rapid City. They just need the weed.

Owner Michael Graham has had the location since September, but “the shine of owning a weed shop has gone,” Graham said — they’re ready to open.

When will that be? An official opening date hasn’t been set, for one simple reason: the product isn’t ready.

Graham is working with three local cultivators, and the first round is a guessing game. He’s hopeful their doors will open in two to three weeks, but he’s waiting on the phone call.

“It’s brand new,” Graham said. “That’s the biggest thing about this, is just figuring out all the rules and working your way through it.”

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