West Little Rock’s first dispensary will have a new name at its grand opening event next week after state regulators were officially notified at their Thursday meeting that the store will be branded after a rapper and cannabis entrepreneur.
The store, which will be known as Berner’s by Good Day Farm, will hold a grand opening event at 10 a.m. Friday, April 15. The dispensary, which is already open, is located at 11600 Chenal Parkway near The Purple Cow restaurant and across from Barnes & Noble.
Previously known as Good Day Farm Little Rock, the store was originally located at 900 S. Rodney Parham Road.
The state Medical Marijuana Commission does not approve name changes, but dispensaries are required to notify the commission of the changes.
The commission approved a change of ownership for the dispensary last month when Louisiana shipbuilder and major Republican donor Boysie Bollinger took a 25.51% stake in the business.
Berner, whose name is Gilbert Anthony Milam, Jr., is a rapper and cannabis entrepreneur who cofounded the company Cookies with “grow expert Jai,” according to the company website. The company produces products under a variety of brands and makes the Girl Scout Cookies strain of flower that