D.C. Announces Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations

Applicants have to met all requirements

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013  |  Updated 4:18 PM EDT
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The D.C. Department of Health announced on Tuesday the four locations that are eligible to become medical marijuana dispensaries in the District. News4's Tisha Thompson reports.

Tisha Thompson

The D.C. Department of Health announced on Tuesday the four locations that are eligible to become medical marijuana dispensaries in the District. News4's Tisha Thompson reports.

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.

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