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A medical marijuana dispensary that will be housed in a former woodworking supply shop along McKnight Road in Ross could be ready to open by early summer, according to the company’s president.
Organic Remedies Inc., which operates dispensaries in Chamberburg, Enola and York in South Central Pennsylvania received conditional use approval last month from the township commissioners to operate a dispensary in the former Rockler Woodworking and Hardware store at 7402 McKnight Road.
Organic Remedies president Eric Hauser, who is a pharmacist, said the Ross location will make it easier for patients to obtain their medications.
“We wanted to open a location in Ross because it fills a need for care,” he said. “There aren’t any dispensaries in that area. The closest ones are in Cranberry Township and the Strip District in Pittsburgh. We’re hoping to be open to the public sometime in June or early July.”
Before opening the Ross location, the company must submit its final plans to the state Department of Health for approval, which typically takes two to four weeks, Hauser said.
“After the plans