The state’s second legal weed dispensary is primed to open next week in Greenwich Village, just a few blocks from the first one, Governor Kathy Hochul announced Thursday.
Smacked LLC will open to the world at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at its new storefront at 144 Bleecker Street, near New York University and Washington Square Park. The store will be New York’s second official dispensary, following the Housing Works Cannabis Company located just a few blocks away on Broadway.
New York’s second social equity cannabis dispensary — and the first shop owned by an entrepreneur who was previously criminalized under cannabis prohibition — is set to open next Tuesday in Manhattan. Reports Ganjapreneur.
The first New York dispensary owned by a social equity applicant opens next Tuesday in Manhattan. The dispensary, called Smacked LLC, will be owned and operated by Roland Conner with a soft opening as a “pop-up” from January 24 through February 20.
New York’s social equity program prioritizes providing cannabis licenses to justice-involved individuals – people with a cannabis conviction or a close relative of someone with one.
Conner previously owned and operated property management businesses in New York City for 15 years and currently manages a transitional housing facility providing shelter for two dozen men in the Bronx.
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