Curaleaf opens cannabis dispensary in Lancaster

Paula Wolf//June 17, 2022

Curaleaf opens cannabis dispensary in Lancaster

Paula Wolf//June 17, 2022

Curaleaf Holdings Inc., a Wakefield, Massachusetts-based international provider of cannabis consumer products, announced Thursday the opening of its first Lancaster dispensary, at 1440 Manheim Pike.

The company’s fifth retail location to debut in Pennsylvania this year, Curaleaf Lancaster expands Curaleaf Holdings’ presence to 17 branches in the state and 134 nationwide. More sites are planned in 2022 as well.

Curaleaf Lancaster offers a curated selection of products across its brand portfolio. Patients choose from a variety of premium cannabis products, including Select Elite, Select Elite Live, Grassroots full-spectrum and strain-specific RSO, Grassroots full-spectrum and strain specific RSO capsules, Grassroots pre-packaged flower, Curaleaf pre-packaged flower, Grassroots concentrates and Grassroots THC tablets.

Following the June 16 soft opening, a grand opening event will be held June 23. The celebration will feature a ribbon cutting at 8:45 a.m. and vendor pop-ups from noon to 2 p.m.

Curaleaf also made a $5,000 donation to the Lancaster County Food Hub to commemorate the new dispensary.

“Pennsylvania has become one of the fastest growing medical markets in the nation and we are proud to be able to widen access to patients across the state,” Matt Darin, CEO of Curaleaf, said in a release. “Curaleaf Lancaster … will allow us to introduce ourselves to new communities while supplying quality products and helping patients make informed decisions about incorporating medical marijuana into their lives.”

In addition to the Lancaster location, Curaleaf operates central Pennsylvania dispensaries in Gettysburg, Harrisburg and Lebanon.

Paula Wolf is a freelance writer.