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Harvest of Athens, the county’s first medical marijuana dispensary, celebrated its Grand Opening on Monday, Sept. 20 and now provides qualifying residents local access to medical marijuana products.
Harvest of Athens is located at 711 W. Union Street and is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a release.
According to the release, the local dispensary is operated by Harvest of Ohio, LLC, the first female minority-led, vertically-integrated cannabis operator in Ohio. Harvest of Athens is the second dispensary opened by the company, following the opening of a dispensary this August in Clintonville. Harvest is also opening a dispensary in Beavercreek by the end of the month.
Ariane B. Kirkpatrick, the company’s Chief Executive Officer and majority owner said in a statement, “We are thrilled to open our second medical dispensary in Ohio, marking another significant milestone for Harvest of Ohio. We look forward to building upon this momentum, expanding access to patients in Athens and surrounding areas. Harvest of Ohio aspires to become one of Ohio’s most respected operators, conducting the essential business of improving patient lives with access to high quality medical marijuana products.”
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