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First Drive Through Marijuana Dispensary in the Country to Open Tomorrow on 4/20

By April 19, 2017Articles
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The doors — or rather, windows — will soon open on the Tumbleweed Express Drive-Thru, the nation’s first legal drive-thru marijuana dispensary.

Located in a converted car wash space in Parachute, Colo., the dispensary will sell weed from 4 p.m. to midnight on the weekends, giving buyers late-night access. Naturally, the shop is planning to open on April 20, better known as 4/20.

“I didn’t set out thinking this would be national news,” CEO Mark Smith told the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent. “I didn’t have some big epiphany. I just saw a need for our customers.” Smith is the latest in a line of cannabis entrepreneurs, including celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg and Snoop Dogg, taking advantage of increasing mainstream interest in weed consumption.

The drive-thru counter is subject to the same strict regulations as all other recreational marijuana dealers. Namely: no one under the age of 21 is allowed on the premises; in this case, that includes the back seats of cars. And the substance is not allowed to be visible from outside the dispensary. [Read more on TIME]

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