Dispensery to open in Bismarck Next month
Time to get those medicinal cards.
The location is at 1207 Memorial Highway that used to be an A&W food store and a Doc Veterinary clinic. The facility is 2000 square feet and has a 550 square foot shipping garage. The company behind this dispensary is one called Harvest. They are originally from Phoenix but have gotten the ok to build one of 3 in the state.
Here's more from the Bismarck Tribune:
Harvest Inc. is also opening a dispensary in Williston next month, according to Alex Howe, head of corporate communications for Harvest Inc.
All medical marijuana patients and designated caregivers will be required to show their registration identification cards upon entering a dispensary, according to Howe. There will be a full-time security team at the Bismarck dispensary.
Howe said in an email that the company plans to hold education seminars and support groups for patients at the Bismarck dispensary, which will be announced at a future date.
With a special certification from their doctor, patients will be able to obtain "marijuana formulations via combustion," at the Bismarck dispensary, along with cannabis-infused tinctures, capsules, patches or topicals, according to Howe.
North Dakota law allows for eight dispensaries to be located throughout North Dakota. The state's first dispensary, The Botanist, located at 4302 13th Ave. S. #19 in Fargo, opened March 1.
A dispensary in Grand Forks, which will be at 1809 13th Ave. N., is expected to open on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Health.
Harvest Inc.'s other dispensary in Williston will be located at 120 26th St. E., according to The Williston Herald.
The locations of the four remaining dispensaries in Minot, Dickinson, Devils Lake and Jamestown have not yet been announced. The Department of Health said Friday these dispensaries are moving forward in the processes to obtain special use and building permits.
As of Friday, more than 450 medical marijuana cards had been issued to patients, according to the Department of Health.