First cannabis dispensary in Hobbs OK'd – Hobbs News Sun –

Bryan’s Green Care

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The City of Hobbs has approved the first cannabis dispensary in city limits.

Bryan’s Green Care started their application process in 2014 to produce and sell cannabis to medical patients and was denied by the state because the number of state licenses were at the limit.

The business got approved to grow and sell to recreational consumers and medical patients as well.

The first approval — for recreational cannabis — came Feb. 7 during the Hobbs City Commission meeting. Just three days later, on Feb. 10, Victoria Bruce, director of operations of Bryan’s Green Care, received an email from the state approving the request to become a licensed distributor of cannabis for medical patients.

During the Feb. 7 City of Hobbs meeting, commissioners unanimously approved BGC’s production license. The approval is the first approval by the City of Hobbs since the application process opened within the state in September.

BGC Director of Cultivation Logan McIlroy said the approval process in Hobbs was unnecessarily difficult.

“It started with the city’s ordinance that they put into

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