Yeadon residents 'ablaze' over medical marijuana dispensary – KYW

YEADON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Restore Integrative Wellness Center dispensary at 735 Church Lane near Guenther Avenue in Yeadon, Delaware County is a subtle gray building, with tinted windows, security cameras, and a discreet entrance on the back side away from the street.

A large billboard outside of Yeadon advertising the store reads “COMPASSION, CARE, and COMMUNITY.”

If passersby aren’t looking for it, they might not know what the building is since it looks like the average pharmacy, except according to signs outside – patrons need a prescribed medical marijuana card and ID to enter. The inconspicuous and newly opened dispensary has been the source of a lot of contention in the quiet borough of Yeadon over the past several weeks.

“They gave no town meeting, they gave no flyers, they gave no indication, the Council gave no public notice that a marijuana dispensary was going to be there at Church Lane,” said Sharon Council-Harris, president of Yeadon Borough Council.

Harris was recently installed to her Council position this year. Prior to that, she was a concerned resident who’s

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