Missouri's medical marijuana ambitions begin today

Missouri's medical marijuana ambitions begin today

The two-year wait to purchase medical marijuana flower ends today in Missouri.  After passing Amendment 2 back in 2018 by nearly a 2-1 margin, state officials worked to deliberately (and for some, too slowly) construct medical cannabis regulations and a marketplace from the ground up. After plenty of delays and months of patients calling dispensaries to ask for an opening date, the wait is finally over as N’Bliss opens dispensaries in Manchester and Ellisville today. We spoke to Bradford Goette, CEO and managing partner of Nirvana Investments, owners and operators of N’Bliss dispensaries, to ask what patients can expect and the next steps for cannabis is Missouri.  This interview has been edited for length and clarity.  Weedmaps: How are you preparing for the first day of sales?  Bradford Goette: We’re fortunate because we opened as a CBD store, so we actually have a front-end retail environment in these two particular locations that have been open to the general public since June and August. And then our medical marijuana facility will be open only to medical marijuana cardholders in Missouri once we have flower.  Part of our preparation was having the retail open, being able to engage customers that are coming in, answer their questions, learn how to scan items, and work in a cash environment. We’re fortunate to have been out in front.  WM: What are you expecting on opening day?  What’s the temperature of the staff and patients? BG: The temperature is running really hot. People are extremely excited.…

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