Trulieve Opens a New Dispensary in Florida’s Panhandle
The top-performing cannabis company in Florida is growing again. On October 28, 2023, Trulieve Cannabis Corp celebrated the opening of a new medical cannabis dispensary location. Patients can now visit Trulieve at 4256 Lafayette Street in Marianna, Florida.
The grand opening celebration included giveaways, music, specials, and product discounts for patients. Participants were able to register for Trulieve’s upcoming patient education sessions, which help new patients learn everything they need to know about using medical cannabis to achieve relief and symptom management goals.
Why Are There So Few Dispensaries in Northern Florida?
Like any other state, the majority of licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Florida are located close to major cities. For patients who live in the Florida panhandle, such as Pensacola, Destin, Panama City, Apalachicola, Tallahassee, and Santa Rosa Beach, getting to a dispensary requires a long drive.
All licensed dispensaries in Florida must be a vertically integrated cannabis company. That means dispensaries must cultivate, process, manufacture, and retail their own products.
Addressing the Need for Dispensaries in the Florida Panhandle
Patient access to medical cannabis products is a healthcare service that is as important to patients as having a prescription pharmacy located near them. Providing healthcare equity for all patients means addressing areas of the state where dispensary services are not available.
In a press release issued on October 27, 2023, Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers echoed the same sentiment as Florida’s largest medical cannabis provider:
“We are constantly looking for new ways to engage with customers and expand access to cannabis,” said Trulieve’s Chief Executive Officer Kim Rivers. “This new location makes it easier for patients in the Marianna community to enjoy our superior customer service and top-quality products.”
Trulieve encourages potential patients to sign up for their free education sessions and community outreach programs. If you are new to using medical cannabis, the patient education sessions are an excellent way to learn everything you need to know to realize your wellness goals.
Trulieve offers the “Elevate Your Knowledge” sessions at licensed dispensaries throughout Florida every three weeks, and the dispensary also provides seasonal events for patients.
What Products Will Be Available at the Trulieve Dispensary in Mariana?
Trulieve is known for having the widest-ranging medical cannabis products, and that is true for both new and existing markets. Trulieve branded stores carry smokable cannabis concentrates, tinctures, flower, edibles, cannabis oil vape cartridges, and more.
Each location has a wide-ranging medical cannabis inventory. The new medical dispensary located in Mariana expands the service footprint of the leading medical cannabis provider. Trulieve also offers home delivery statewide.
Medical cannabis provider Trulieve’s approach to educating and empowering patients to make informed choices about medical cannabis makes them a national leader. The grand opening celebration last week in Mariana is an example of how Trulieve improves patient access, providing THC and CBD products across the state of Florida.
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