Trulieve, the largest multi-state medical cannabis operator in the country, announced Monday it will open dispensaries in Morgantown and Weston over the next week.
The two will be the first medical cannabis dispensaries in the state.
In a news release, Trulieve said patients attending the Morgantown opening on Nov. 12 will receive a 25% in-store discount and can enjoy free giveaways, music and complimentary food. Those not yet registered may receive assistance onsite to complete a patient card application. Trulieve Morgantown, located at 1397 Earl Core Road in Morgantown, will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.
Trulieve Weston, which opens Nov. 15 at 137 Staunton Drive, will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Delegate Mike Pushkin, D-Kanawha, worked on the original legislation that established West Virginia’s medical cannabis program. His original bill lost out to a rival version, through a strike-and-amend process.
“While I am pleased to learn that the dispensaries are finally opening and that West Virginians who can benefit from this treatment will be able to seek relief legally, I have to say it’s taken way too long,” Pushkin said Monday. “The bill that passed in 2017 had serious flaws.
“What set us back two