Cannabis dispensary showroom offers glimpse of the future – Spectrum News NY1

The state’s first licensed cannabis dispensaries are at least several weeks away from opening their doors, but in the meantime, a new pop-up showroom in the Bronx is offering a preview of what the retail experience will look like.

The full-scale replica is largely targeted at those looking to break into the industry.

“There are people applying for licenses that don’t know what this industry looks like. They’ve never been to a dispensary — a legal dispensary,” said Desmon Lewis, co-founder of the Bronx Community Foundation. “And so we said, ‘Well, that’s pretty crazy.’”

What You Need To Know A new pop-up showroom in the Bronx features a full-scale mock-up of a cannabis dispensary
The state has said the first of 36 licensed dispensaries will be up and running by the end of the year
On Friday state regulators said license holders can seek their own retail locations, rather than those selected by the state Dormitory Authority
The state also issued detailed regulations for cannabis delivery services, which licensees can begin offering soon

So the Bronx Community Foundation, along with several non-profit and business partners, created the Bronx Dispensary Showroom a

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