Thanks to The Union and reporter Liz Kellar for following our journey through licensing and permitting the first cannabis dispensary in Nevada County.
Here’s a excerpt of the story. Make sure to go to The Union for full coverage:
Daniel Batchelor was all smiles Thursday afternoon, with good reason.
After months of jumping through hoops and a few last-minute bureaucratic snags, the co-owner of dispensary Elevation 2477′ was about to make the first retail sale of adult-use cannabis in Nevada County.
“This is crazy,” Batchelor said. “I’ve waited a long time to do this.”
It’s been somewhat of a marathon for Batchelor, who was awarded Nevada City’s only medical cannabis dispensary license in February 2018 after months of controversy.
Elevation 2477′ threw open its doors in August on Searls Avenue, but the dispensary’s owners soon began sounding out the city council about allowing adult-use sales, with Batchelor estimating he was losing two-thirds of his potential business.
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