Verona Collective marijuana dispensary opening in January 2024 – Utica Observer Dispatch

Area residents will be able to purchase marijuana at a dispensary in Verona opening on Jan. 3, 2024.

The dispensary will be the first opened by Verona Collective, an enterprise of the Oneida Indian Nation, at 5250 Willow Place, across the street from the Nation’s Turning Stone Resort & Casino.

The Verona Collective will open a second dispensary in Verona in the spring and more over the next 18 to 24 months, Oneida Indian Nation officials said.

Verona Collective calls itself a seed-to-sale cannabis business, growing marijuana plants at a 50,000-square-foot cultivation facility. It also processes and packages the plants into products on Nation lands.

Job opportunities with Verona Collective

And the Nation wants area residents to know that Verona Collective will be hiring — with preference given to Turning Stone employees. That means getting a job at Turning Stone now is a good way to increase your chances of getting a job at Verona Collective, officials said.