The Rochester-Finger Lakes region marked a significant milestone with the opening of its first legal cannabis dispensary, MJ Dispensary, located on Jefferson Road in Henrietta.
This development introduces the recreational cannabis industry to Monroe County, offering a new shopping destination for cannabis enthusiasts and newcomers alike.
The dispensary’s opening is the culmination of a 2.5-year journey for the shop owners, who navigated the complexities of New York State’s CAURD program to obtain their license. Owner Ryan Martin expressed relief and gratitude at the grand opening, highlighting the challenges they overcame to reach this point.
Martin emphasized the importance of perseverance for others aspiring to enter the cannabis industry, offering his experience as encouragement.
MJ Dispensary not only represents a business venture but also a community-oriented initiative, as it begins a purchase round-up campaign designed to benefit youth in the city of Rochester.
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