A medical marijuana company announced this week it received approval from the state to operate its Sedalia dispensary.
Missouri Health & Wellness is a medical marijuana company licensed to operate five dispensaries in Missouri. The company announced its Sedalia dispensary was recently approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to operate in Missouri.
“We passed our state inspection,” MH&W Regional Manager Kathleen Beebe told the Democrat. “Basically what that means is the state has given us the green light to operate. Now we’re waiting for supply, for the growers to have something for us to sell.”
According to a press release, this is the second MH&W location to gain approval after its Washington location was approved earlier this year. MH&W also owns and operates dispensaries in Belton, Kirksville, and Jefferson City. The dispensary will offer a variety of cannabis products, including prerolls and edibles, which could range from hard candies, tonics, drinks, chocolates, concentrates, butters, and more.
“We will carry everything that you would find in a typical dispensary, pretty much anything that’s infused with cannabis,” Beebe said.
The company’s ownership team includes several doctors and a clinical pharmacist who have studied marijuana. The group combines professionals in the banking, legal, accounting, law enforcement, medical marijuana, and health care fields. According to the release, they are “looking forward to helping MH&W provide the people of Pettis (County) and surrounding counties a safe alternative to opioids.”
The owners are predominately from Missouri and have seen firsthand the “transformative ability of medical marijuana to greatly enhance the quality of life for patients by providing pain relief, reducing inflammation, increasing sleep and more,” according to the release. The team “looks forward to providing safe access to medical