After years of red tape, permitting, city and state approvals and construction, East Boston’s second adult-use cannabis dispensary will open at 220 McClellan Highway–the former site of Enterprise Rental Car facility.
Newton-based Happy Valley Ventures LLC, which was originally approved to be a medical-use cannabis dispensary before voters approved recreational use in the state, will officially open its doors on Thursday, June 24.
Inside Happy Valley’s Eastie location customers will be buzzed into the foyer and then into the main showroom for what Happy Valley’s VP of Technology and Marketing Gregg Weiss said is an experience like no other for a cannabis dispensary.
The sleek showroom has several display cases featuring Happy Valley’s flower, edible and concentrated cannabis products complete with descriptions.
Customers can peruse the display cases or use one of the interactive touchscreen displays to find the product they are in search for.
“Some of the smaller dispensaries do not have the space available for a large showroom and a lot of the product is featured and explained online,” explained Weiss. “Customers simply arrive at other dispensaries, wait in line, pick up their product and go home. We wanted this dispensary to be more of an experience. What’s