Old Route 66 Wellness LLC’s Springfield dispensary location was one of the first five dispensaries approved to operate in Missouri. They expect their Ozark location to also be approved soon.
Owner and human resource manager for Old Route 66 Wellness, Kristy Endacott, told Greenway Magazine from drive-thrus to delivery and rewards programs, they’re honored to serve patients exploring alternative medicine.
Endacott said when the facility will open is “the ten million dollar question!” While they’re approved to operate, no testing labs are approved, stalling medical marijuana product distribution throughout the state.
“Our Springfield store is approved to operate and we expect Ozark to be approved in the next week,” Endacott said. “Currently there are no licensed testing labs or transportation companies that have been approved by the state to operate. There is also a shortage of cannabis in Missouri’s legal market. We are working to obtain enough product to be able to open at the end of this month but it could be in the 4th quarter.”
Old Route 66 plans to offer bulk cannabis flower and prerolls, in addition to a wide selection of manufactured products including gummies, chocolates, vapes, topical products, concentrates, and beverages, to name a few. They will also have CBD products and grow supplies, along with gear and accessories in our retail area.
“We have faced and overcome many challenges over the last year and a half but it’s been worth it all to have the privilege to serve the Missouri cardholders with an alternative to traditional pharmaceuticals,” Endacott said. “The hardest part of this journey now is waiting on all the pieces to fall into place so that we can offer high-quality, tested products to the medical marijuana patients of Missouri. We