Delaware: First State’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open Friday

Delaware: First State’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open Friday

WILMINGTON, DE — After nearly four years and numerous delays, access to medical marijuana is coming to Delaware on Friday when the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary will open its doors to qualified medical marijuana patients.

First State Compassion Center, located in an industrial park on the outskirts of Wilmington, will open its doors at 10:30 am Friday, marking the first time the state’s estimated 340 medical marijuana patients will have safe, legal access to medical marijuana.

Medical marijuana patients are currently protected from prosecution for possessing cannabis, but can not grow their own and must purchase marijuana on the black market.

“Although we have been frustrated by the glacial pace of implementation, we are thrilled that Delaware’s qualified…

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