After a long road riddled with delays due to COVID-19 and state regulations, Dent County will open its first dispensary today (Tuesday). A grand opening is set for Friday.
Nature’s Health and Wellness, LLC is a Missouri company formed by Missouri residents, according to a press release dated Feb. 4. The business is named Trinity and will operate at 803 West Scenic Rivers Blvd Suite A. Hours of operation are 11 am. until 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
“Our company consists of a unique combination of Missouri residents with deep ties to the communities where we plan to operate, and experienced medical marijuana experts, all with a shared passion for medical marijuana and patient care,” the press release shared.
Local partners of the business are Wayna Woolman and Cathy Simpson.
Simpson shared her desire to help members of the community where she was raised.
“We were at the dinner table after the legislation passed. I said ‘I want to help people,’ and I feel I am blessed to be able to do it,” she shared.
With the opioid epidemic sweeping the country, opioid overdose deaths in Missouri were up more than 30 percent in 2020. Many people see medical marijuana as a safer alternative