Video: Dispensary owners react to legislation that could legalize marijuana in Green Country
The Flower Shop sells good flower.
“Whenever people buy from us, they want to look at the testing,” says Manager Maggie Vaughn.
Its specialty is helping people with a variety of medical conditions. Marijuana helps.
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“Do you have pain?” asks Vaughn.
Vaughn is one of the most recent signees of a petition to legalize recreational marijuana.
“We would for sure see a lot more business. We have people coming in all the time asking if I can purchase,” she says.
Vaughn says it’s not just about the business.
“We do not just want to be like, ‘okay what do you want?’ Do you want to get high? What do you want to do,’ said Vaughn?
It’s about helping people.
“What would help your ailments? What will get you through the day without feeling like you need to take your pain medication, or you need to do this or that right now?” Vaughn says. “Weed is a good alternative to that.”
She says if it becomes legal it would be more than an overnight change for the Flower Shop.
“There is a lot of compliance that goes into getting products and how we can sell it and how much we can sell with it becoming legal. There is that factor of it,” Vaughn says.
However, she says it would open a door that this dispensary and others would benefit from. There is money to be made and a large customer base that would come from marijuana being legalized.
“If weed were to become legal the industry would grow really large. There are a lot of job opportunities that come with that,” said Vaughn.
A petition to gain more than 94,000 signatures is going around by the Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws to get the issue on a ballot.
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