Chelsea’s first legal recreational weed dispensary set to open – PIX11 New York News

CHELSEA, Manhattan (PIX11) – Verdi Cannabis, the first legal recreational weed dispensary in Chelsea, will officially open on Friday.

Verdi will be located 158 W 23rd St., between Sixth and Seventh avenues in Manhattan.

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Father-and-son duo Mitchell and Ellis Soodak are the owners of Verdi, which will sell state-regulated marijuana products.

“Our dispensary will stand out because of our knowledgeable and educated budtenders sell tested and regulated cannabis, as well as providing a safer option for consumers,” Ellis Soodak said.

Verdi will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday to Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays.

A grand opening ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday.

“Verdi represents a new era for cannabis enthusiasts in Chelsea,” Ellis Soodak said. “Our goal is for Verdi to be more than just a dispensary as we aim to be a critically important community alternative to the illicit cannabis establishments that have saturated the Chelsea area.”

Find more information about Verdi on its website.

Finn Hoogensen is a digital journalist who has covered local news

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