A Newington medical marijuana dispensary is one step closer to getting the green light from the town to expand into recreational sales sometime in 2022.
The dispensary is called “Fine Fettle” and is on the Berlin Turnpike.
The company said they presented their pitch to Newington’s Planning and Zoning Commission yesterday and it was approved, providing Fine Fettle with another big piece of the puzzle to be able to operate in town
The company’s chief operating officer said he’s seen other towns saying “no” to allowing recreational marijuana shops to open up, and he think they may regret that someday. And though there are more hurdles ahead, he’s also excited that Newington is saying yes, at least so far.
“Of the 18 current medical dispensaries in the state, we’re the first one to receive that special permit, from my understanding, to have the ability to sell to both our medical customers and adult use recreational customers in the same facility, in the same building. So it’s an incredibly big step for us and, even bigger in the macro sense, for the state of Connecticut to that there’s going to be a place where those who are above 21 will be