Cannabis dispensary planned for Oneonta – Yahoo News

Apr. 4—DOSHA Farms, a cannabis dispensary, will soon be coming to Main Street in Oneonta, according to its owner.

Korey Rowe said Tuesday that he plans to open the area’s first legal dispensary in the same building space as Otsego Media LLC at 76 Main St.

Rowe said he is waiting for the space to be approved. He said the state Office of Cannabis Management has expanded the roll-out of licenses to people who have their own spaces available, in an effort to combat the illegal market. “I’ve submitted the address and lease with the landlord, showing the right to lease the building. The space matches the criteria; rent is affordable, leaving a profit margin, and it’s 500 feet away from a school and 200 feet away from a church,” he said.

Rowe said the location will increase foot traffic down to that side of Main Street, supporting other businesses. There is a lack of parking, decreasing potential crime and robbery, he said. The building is also across the street from the police department.

The city of Oneonta has always been pro-cannabis, Rowe said. “I had to make a presentation to the town of Oneonta, and went to the town of Laurens and did

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