A new medical marijuana store is looking to open in downtown Bath within a mile of the city’s two existing recreational dispensaries.
The Bath Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously granted site plan approval for Bath Cannabis Company, owned by Alex Greenlaw and Patrick Wiley, to open a medical marijuana dispensary at 735 Middle St.
The pair told the board they plan to renovate the existing 1,000-square-foot structure, which is sitting vacant on the corner of Middle and Commercial streets.
Wiley, a licensed caregiver of about six years, said he’s excited to both spruce up the building to match the surrounding area and give his “hundreds of patients in the Midcoast” a brick-and-mortar dispensary. He said his patients use medical marijuana to to treat a variety of diseases and conditions such as anxiety, cancer, seizure disorders and opioid addiction.
“We’re two local guys from the Bath community and we thought this would be a good opportunity,” said Greenlaw. “We’re both excited to start this new venture and we’re looking forward to helping the