Area's newest medical marijuana dispensary celebrates grand opening – NorthcentralPa.com
Williamsport, Pa. — Wednesday morning marked a special occasion for medical marijuana patients and Pharmacann as the fourth Verilife store celebrated a grand opening in Pennsylvania.
Verilife is owned by Pharmacann, which operates more than 20 medical dispensaries across the country.
“There’s a lot of effort behind the scenes and from businesspeople in the community that goes into it,” District Manager Steve Barger said. “To be able to open up and see the patients coming in and the excitement for them to be able to get the products that they need is very rewarding.”
The brand-new Verilife store will feature one of the largest selections of medical marijuana in the area. It also boasts a sizeable waiting room with onsite ordering and ATMs available for patients.
“It’s been extremely positive,” Barger said of the response by patients through the first few days. “Dare I say excited. They are able to get the products that they need to help them. A lot of excitement so far.”
Doctors don’t “prescribe” medical marijuana. Instead, a physician is asked to certify that his or her patient has one of the qualifying medical conditions or symptoms of a qualifying condition and that a bona fide relationship has been