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D.C. Announces Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations

Applicants have to met all requirements



    (Published Tuesday, June 12, 2012)

    The D.C. Department of Health announced on Tuesday the four locations that are eligible to become medical marijuana dispensaries in the District.

    The applicants who will be eligible to register are:

    Herbal Alternatives
    1147 20th St. NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    Metropolitan Wellness Center Corporation
    409 8th St. SE
    Washington, DC 20003

    Takoma Wellness Center, Inc.
    6925 Blair Road NW
    Washington, DC 20012

    VentureForth, LLC DBA Center City Care
    1334 N. Capitol St. NW
    Washington, DC 20001


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    The selection process included a review by a six-member expert panel and input from ANC members.

    “Today’s announcement highlights the District’s commitment to provide patients who are suffering from very specific conditions that require unique solutions to help alleviate their pain,” said Dr. Mohammad Akhter, Director DC Department of Health. “I am pleased with the progress we have made, and look forward to administering the program with the utmost security to ensure patient safety and security for all residents.”

    Applicants now have to apply for business licenses, building permits, certificates of occupancy, and meet all other regulatory requirements prior to receiving a registration from DOH to operate a medical marijuana dispensary.