Empty storefronts don’t employ staff; there’s no one to purchase coffee, gas, lunch, or snacks from local merchants.
Marijuana applicants are often desperate to lock up space, willing to bid up rates well over market value in order to price out a rival.
“We have been running with very little capital, so the less wait we have, the better chance to compete in a market that was initially set up against us.”
Any infused food event at a licensed premise—whether or not it is open to the public, and whether alcohol is consumed or not—is illegal, the advisory states, and violators “will be subject to disciplinary action” including a suspension or revocation of their license.
"We have followed all the rules set up by the Cannabis Control Commission, but in the end we are placed on the back burner while our funds are being bled dry."
Local family-run Riverrun Gardens still fighting for a license