dispensary dispensary  /dɪs ˈpɛn sə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) clinic where medicine and medical supplies are dispensed

Usage(s):

  1. Four years ago, he moved to Los Angeles, helping to open a dispensary and working to recruit activists and local politicians to the cause.
  2. Medicinal marijuana is displayed at the Cannabis Therapeutics dispensary in Colorado Springs.
  3. These THC-infused baked goods can be purchased at a cannabis dispensary in Colorado Springs.

News

  1. Provencher has safety concerns about medical marijuana dispensary, but will work through them

    NEW BEDFORD — Although Police Chief David A. Provencher is not in favor of a medical marijuana dispensary in the city, he said he is committed to working through his security concerns with the prospective owners.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Berkeley delays 4th medical cannabis dispensary

    The Berkeley City Council has delayed discussion on opening a fourth medical cannabis dispensary since the current federal attitude toward dispensaries has made it all but impossible to site them in Berkeley. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, City Councilman Darryl Moore made a motion to table consideration of a measure to establish rules for opening a new dispensary. Mayor Tom Bates seconded ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Berkeleyside

  3. Medical marijuana dispensary law signed by Nevada governor

    In this photo taken Tuesday, May 14, 2013, medical marijuana plants are seen at the Venice Beach Care Center medical marijuana dispensary in Venice, Calif.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fernley Leader

Quotes

  1. In a news release, Gusciora said, "One such benefit could be patent rights from the development of new strains and treatments for medicinal marijuana. Students could also learn everything from pain management strategies to running a dispensary."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Reed Gusciora Source: THE Weed Blog (blog)

  2. "My primary concern is that our local ordinance and state law seemed to me to say a dispensary can only be a co-op or collective," Councilman Don Lane said. "Both models are democratically controlled and member-oriented."
    on Jan 30, 2010 By: Don Lane Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "Right now, medical marijuana is very accessible -- there's a dispensary in almost every corner -- and that has had a direct whiplash effect," Reyes said. "Now we're going to the other extreme."
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Ed Reyes Source: Xinhua

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