Keene medical marijuana dispensary to open Saturday | Local News | sentinelsource.com – The Keene Sentinel
Keene’s first medical marijuana dispensary will open its doors Saturday, more than a year after it initially hoped to launch, the company announced Wednesday.
Temescal Wellness, at 69 Island St., will offer a variety of cannabis products, including flower, concentrates and edibles, according to a news release from the company.
The store will require all customers to have a state-issued medical marijuana card.
New Hampshire’s medical marijuana law — which has been in effect since 2013 — legalized the use of cannabis for a limited number of medical conditions and with strict permitting. Those conditions include moderate to severe chronic pain, moderate to severe post-traumatic stress disorder and certain symptoms brought on by cancer, muscular dystrophy, Crohn’s disease, and other diagnoses.
When applying for a card, New Hampshire residents have to choose one of the state’s three dispensary companies to pick up medical marijuana from. If someone has already chosen Temescal’s other site in Lebanon, they will now also be able to pick up in Keene because the two locations are owned by the same company, according to the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services.
The Keene store, which has six employees, will open at 10 a.m. Saturday, the release