‘The owner of a soon-to-be Northwest Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary says the process to sell his product is taking longer than expected.
Off of McNeilly Road in Bentonville where an old gift shop will be transformed into a medical marijuana dispensary in just a few months.
Dispensaries are allowed to grow just a small amount.
That’s an advantage The Relief Center says it hopes to use in order to speed up the process.
Medical marijuana license holder Roger Song says he chose this location specifically to start a new section of growth in the region.
Song grew up in Rogers, so he’s proud to give back to an area he has personal connections with.
“The last time I looked there were 6,800 applicants,” Owner of The Relief Center Roger Song said. “That’s 6,800 reasons to do this. I hope I can speak for all the other Arkansas dispensaries that each person will be taken in and taken care of. ”