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A rendering of the medical marijuana dispensary that will be located at 644-652 Frederick St. in Penn Township. (Photo courtesy of Knox Medical)(Photo: Submitted)
As federal marijuana policy returns to the forefront of national public conversation and Pennsylvania approved its first medical marijuana dispensary as operational, York County’s lone dispensary awaits state inspection.
Cansortium Pennsylvania LLC was awarded one of 27 available permits to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in the state last June.
The company, which also owns permits to operate similar facilities in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico, is planning to open its dispensary, to be called Knox Medical, at 644-652 Frederick St. in Penn Township.
Construction on the dispensary has been completed, and the company received its certificate of occupancy in mid-December, according to Adam Sharon, a Knox Medical spokesman.
The company is now waiting for an inspection