First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens in West Virginia
Trulieve Cannabis Corp., a vertically integrated multistate cannabis company, opened Trulieve Morgantown Nov. 12, the first dispensary in West Virginia to sell medical cannabis to patients.
The opening of Trulieve Morgantown comes nearly four years after Gov. Jim Justice signed the state’s medical cannabis bill into law.
« We’re thrilled to be first to market in West Virginia and to continue building the foundation for the West Virginia’s emerging medical cannabis market, » Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers said in a press release. « Our team is especially eager to leverage our first-mover advantage to bolster local economies by creating sustainable jobs and investing in marginalized communities. »
According to the release, Trulieve secured four dispensary permits from the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis in February, and the company is set to open its second dispensary in Weston, W.Va Nov. 15.
Trulieve Morgantown, located at 1397 Earl Core Road., will be open Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Trulieve Weston, located at 137 Staunton Drive, will be open on Monday’s and Tuesday’s from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
With the recent opening of two out of four locations, the company plans to open additional storefronts across the state this year.
And in July, Trulieve became the first multistate operator « to commence cultivation in the state at its 100,000-square-foot Huntington facility. » Over the last couple of months, the company has been scaling its cultivation capacity to meet patient demand, the release states.
« We look forward to serving West Virginia patients, who have been patiently waiting for this day to arrive, with an unparalleled retail experience and the high-quality medical cannabis products they can rely on for safe and effective relief, » Rivers said.
For more information on Trulieve’s West Virginia dispensary locations, as well as details on upcoming events, click here.