Shangri-La Dispensaries will host a grand opening celebration Friday at its first Columbia location, 3919 Peachtree Dr.
The celebration takes place 3-6 p.m. on the second of the mid-Missouri firm’s three medical marijuana dispensaries to open. The Jefferson Metropolis dispensary at 2118 Missouri Blvd. opened in March. Shangri-La’s Columbia Tremendous Retailer, at 1401 Creekwood Parkway, opens later this summer season. Extra data, together with instructions to the shop, could be discovered at https://shangriladispensaries.com.
Practically 120,000 Missouri sufferers have been accredited as medical marijuana cardholders by the state Division of Well being and Senior Providers. Medical hashish gross sales in Missouri embody a further 4% gross sales tax, with the proceeds devoted towards veterans’ well being and care providers.
The division has licensed 349 services throughout the state to domesticate, manufacture, take a look at and dispense medical marijuana safely to Missouri sufferers. The medical marijuana program, which was accredited by 66% of Missouri voters on the November 2018 poll, has already generated almost $54 million in tax income to the state of Missouri by means of Could.