Greater Cincinnati business awarded area’s 1st medical marijuana dispensary certificate

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy has awarded a medical marijuana dispensary certificate of operation to a Warren County business, the first in the Greater Cincinnati area.

The certificate was awarded Tuesday to About Wellness Ohio, located at 1525 Genntown Drive in Lebanon.

That business could begin selling medical marijuana as soon as next week.

Doing business next will be a big plus for Doug Crace.

Crace is a manager at Anytime Fitness, which is next to About Wellness Ohio, the only dispensary in Warren, Clinton and Clermont counties.

“We’re in a strip mall here,” Crace said. “We want that foot traffic. We want that busyness, the name recognition (and for people) to see our big sign.”

One of the dispensary’s owners told WLWT investigator Todd Dykes the facility has passed its final state inspection and that the goal is to start selling cannabis to patients next week.

Crace has no problem

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