Definition of dispensary
: a place where medicine or medical or dental treatment is dispensed
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Under the law, the Pa. Department of Health may issue a total of 25 growing permits and 50 dispensary permits.
Some dispensaries took to social media to spread the word or tried to draw in buyers with special events.
The company that owns the indoor cultivation facility and three dispensaries in the Las Vegas area has been gearing up since voters approved legal pot in November.
A lingering court dispute over rights of distribution and transport between dispensaries and alcohol vendors threatened to push off the start date -- but legalization is now set to proceed.
The county had set up buffer zones separating dispensaries from each other and residential properties.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lengthy legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada won’t affect the state’s plans to begin recreational pot sales at medical dispensaries on Saturday, state officials said.
The ban, however, has an amortization clause that gives the legal dispensaries five years to operate with a possible six-month extension to recoup their investments before shutting down.
The dispensary operates in space adjacent to a smoke shop and had been the subject of resident complaints, Cook said.
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: a place where medicine or minor medical treatment is given
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