Oneida Indian Nation opens first cannabis operation, Verona Collective – Utica Observer Dispatch

Area residents are now able to purchase marijuana at Verona Collective, the Oneida Indian Nation’s first seed-to-sale cannabis operation.

The dispensary offers products including cannabis flower, pre-rolls, edibles and concentrates through its own brands: Trim & Proper, CNY Provisions, Humble & Kind and Fair Shake.

The store is located at 5250 Willow Place, across the street from Turning Stone Resort & Casino, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 

What and how to buy at Verona Collective dispensary

Guests can purchase up to three ounces of cannabis flower daily, as well as pre-rolls in 1-gram individual and 5-pack options from Verona Collective brands. Additional cannabis products, including chocolates, gummies and vapes, are soon to follow.

The Verona Collective accepts payment via cash and debit card only, an ATM is available inside the dispensary.

There is an option to order ahead of time for in-store pick up, though all guests must be 21 or older to enter and display a valid physical government-issued ID. 

The Oneida Indian Nation plans to open a second dispensary in Verona this spring and more in the next 12 to 18 months, officials said.