Pot dispensary has high hopes for South Florida expansion

Miami /
Aug.August 29, 2016 01:30 PM

Florida’s first medical marijuana dispensary is planning locations in South Florida.

Trulieve is looking into zoning regulations for pot dispensaries in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties with firm plans to open in Miami, the Sun Sentinel reported.

The medical marijuana provider was the first to open a dispensary – a storefront where patients can purchase cannabis with a prescription – in the state, in Tallahasee in July. Trulieve’s CEO Kim Rivers told the newspaper that the company plans to open also in Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Pensacola. It also has a location in Clearwater.

Palm Beach County is currently looking into how zoning regulations would apply to a dispensary. Delray Beach and Boca Raton are among the cities in Florida to place a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries.

In Miami-Dade, Costa Nursery Farms, operating as Modern Health Concepts, was part of the five nurseries approved last last year to grow medical pot. [Sun Sentinel] – Katherine Kallergis


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Jonathan Kalikow and Leonard Tannenbaum

Jackpot: Cannabis REIT has $120M in capital to lend to operators

Jackpot: Cannabis REIT has $120M in capital to lend to operators
Stoned in style: Barneys to roll out pricey pot paraphernalia

Stoned in style: Barneys to roll out pricey pot paraphernalia

Stoned in style: Barneys to roll out pricey pot paraphernalia
LA will be home to the largest U.S. building occupied exclusively by cannabis tenants

LA will be home to the largest U.S. building occupied exclusively by cannabis tenants

LA will be home to the largest U.S. building occupied exclusively by cannabis tenants
Here’s why plans to legalize pot have brokers’ phones “ringing off the hook”

Here’s why plans to legalize pot have brokers’ phones “ringing off the hook”

Here’s why plans to legalize pot have brokers’ phones “ringing off the hook”
California’s cannabiz: Why the pot industry is struggling to lock down office space

California’s cannabiz: Why the pot industry is struggling to lock down office space

California’s cannabiz: Why the pot industry is struggling to lock down office space
A cannabis-only coworking space is coming to California

A cannabis-only coworking space is coming to California

A cannabis-only coworking space is coming to California
The Real Deal Los Angeles’ winter issue is live!

The Real Deal Los Angeles’ winter issue is live!

The Real Deal Los Angeles’ winter issue is live!
Medical marijuana may push South Florida’s industrial sector to new highs

Medical marijuana may push South Florida’s industrial sector to new highs

Medical marijuana may push South Florida’s industrial sector to new highs
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...