IRON RIVER, Mich. (WLUC) – An Iron County cannabis dispensary cut the ribbon on a new facility Friday.
Greenpharm is the second cannabis dispensary to open in the City of Iron River. The city is located just 10 miles from the Wisconsin border. This provides a lucrative location to open a dispensary in Michigan.
“We get a lot of draw from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and even Illinois,” said Zach Hautala, Iron County Economic Alliance director.
Greenpharm is located off US-2 as you enter Iron River from Crystal Falls. The dispensary is in the former Beef-a-Roo building. The store opened in December, but the ribbon-cutting ceremony was Friday.
“This was a location that our owner looked for a long time. He met with the person who used to own this store and said he was going to buy it,” said Paula Hagen, Greenpharm district manager.
This is the first location Greenpharm has opened in the U.P. Its other stores are located in lower Michigan.
“We are a growing company,” Hagen said. “We are very excited to be up here. This is one of many stores to come. We have found that the people up here have been so welcoming. We can’t wait to make a dent into