First Las Vegas Dispensary to Open Monday

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Though Euphoria Wellness lost the race to be the first medical cannabis dispensary to open in Nevada, it is scheduled to be the first to open in the tourism hub of Las Vegas.

Euphoria, which has had to push back its launch date for months now, is slated to open its doors on Monday, albeit only to a select group of pre-registered customers who were sent invitations. That will last for two days before the dispensary fully opens to all registered MMJ patients on Wednesday, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Although the dispensary repeatedly announced plans to open earlier in the year, it hit snag after snag, including in June when it was forced to wait because it couldn’t purchase enough inventory from home growers to stock its shelves.

Euphoria executives even contemplated filing suit against Clark County over various delays, but eventually opted to simply wait for commercial cultivators to provide them with product, the Review-Journal reported.

There will likely be a line at Euphoria for much of the week; out of the more than 9,500 registered MMJ cardholders in the state, over 6,700 live in Clark County, which is home to Las Vegas.

The first dispensary to open in Nevada was Silver State Relief outside of Reno, which is about seven hours’ drive northwest of Las Vegas.