9 companies competing for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Pittsburgh – Tribune

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Avita LLC, one of nine companies hoping to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Pittsburgh, has plans for a facility in a former warehouse being renovated along East Carson Street near Station Square.

Avita Chief Financial Officer Craig Blenk said he’s facing strong competition for a permit, but hopes to open next year at The Highline, an office and retail complex owned by McKnight Realty Partners.

Thirty-nine companies have applied for dispensary licenses in Southwestern Pennsylvania, including 14 wishing to operate in Allegheny County, according to the Pennsylvania

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