Patient’s Pharmacy Outlines Cannabis Dispensary Expansion … – Jamestown Post Journal

Jamestown’s Patient’s Pharmacy is preparing to move to a new location. The current pharmacy storefront will be utilized as a cannabis dispensary once the state approves licenses and regulations. Pictured is Diane Matthews, owner of Patient’s Pharmacy in Jamestown. P-J photo by Timothy Frudd

Jamestown’s Patient’s Pharmacy is preparing for a new phase of business in the cannabis industry.

Owner Diane Matthews explained that while her pharmacy business is preparing to move to a new location in the Dunn Tire plaza across from Runnings sometime in the next couple months, her son is preparing to launch a cannabis dispensary.

Matthews’s son, Timothy Scoma, is planning to open a cannabis dispensary in the building Patient’s Pharmacy currently uses for its retail space. While the dispensary is currently listed online under the name “Lifted,” the dispensary is waiting for the state to grant licenses and establish official regulations for the industry.

“That’s still just waiting for the state to make up their mind about regulations,” Matthews said. “We’re hoping that they allow applications for licenses.

They still haven’t come up with the regulations.”

According to Matthews, the state currently estimates that applications for dispensary licenses

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