Summit County's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Awaits Inspection
The first medical marijuana dispensary in Summit County is ready to open, in a storefront near Chapel Hill Mall. Herbology – which has more than a dozen dispensaries in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Maryland – is awaiting state approval for its location in Cuyahoga Falls to begin supplying the drug to patients.
Julie Haas from Stow was at the Herbology open house on Saturday to get more information. She suffers from pain related to back surgeries.
Haas says the process for opening dispensaries in Ohio has been too drawn-out.
“I think the government in Ohio [is] deliberately making it harder and harder for these places to open,” Haas says. “I hope Ohio gets it a little bit more together.”
An Herbology spokeswoman says it could be several weeks before they are fully open for business and can have product on-site. Another Herbology location is planned for Newark.