First medical cannabis dispensary to open in Virginia


BRISTOL, Va. (WWBT) – The first medical cannabis dispensary is set to open in Virginia on Saturday.

Dharma Pharmaceuticals will open in Bristol at 9 a.m. to registered patients on Oct. 17.

Patients who plan on attending the grand opening will need to make an appointment by calling 833-434-2762.

“Dharma will provide patients the opportunity to meet with a pharmacist in a confidential setting, who will help them develop a treatment plan and provide them with information to track their results,” a release said.

To get in the building, patients will need a government-issued ID, a Paper copy of written certification issued by a registered practitioner and a medical cannabis patient card issued by the Board of Pharmacy.