Marijuana Sales a Go in Old Saybrook with Zoning Approval, Says Fine Fettle CEO – CT Examiner

OLD SAYBROOK – In a call to CT Examiner yesterday, Fine Fettle CEO Ben Zachs said he was confident that his proposed marijuana dispensary off Interstate 95 will receive its state permit, and will open for business if the project receives local zoning approval.

Connecticut-based Fine Fettle operates dispensaries in Massachusetts and medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut. The company is applying for a special exception from the Old Saybrook Zoning Commission to open a 12-register dispensary at 233 Boston Post Road.

While the company needs zoning approval to operate in Old Saybrook, Zachs said he was confident that Fine Fettle would receive a state license to operate the dispensary because the dispensary is an “equity joint venture,” Zachs said. 

Responding to an story published Tuesday by CT Examiner quoting Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna, who said it would not be easy to get a state license for a marijuana dispensary, Zachs said that while that is true for many hopeful applicants who are seeking local zoning approval around the state, Fine Fettle will be able to secure a state license.

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