IONIA — Another marijuana dispensary has opened in Ionia — this one along Steele Street near downtown.
Consume Cannabis, 406 S. Steele St., celebrated its grand opening Thursday, July 22. The Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce was on hand for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The dispensary currently sells medical marijuana and will add adult-use once it receives approval from the state of Michigan, said General Manager Anthony Serpico.
Consume Cannabis has several locations in Illinois and Michigan, according to its website. Its Michigan locations are in Alma, Harrisville and Quincy. The company launched in January 2020, per its website.
The motto for Consume Cannabis is “We will guide you,” Serpico said.
“We want to make sure we have the proper education for all of our guests and make sure we meet all of their needs when it comes to cannabis,” he said. “We love being an instrumental part of the community and getting active.”
Consume Cannabis will sell adult-use marijuana once the physical license is on the property, Serpico said.
Ionia’s location played a role in Consume Cannabis’s decision to set up a store there, Serpico said.
“Ionia just seemed like a good place to be in Michigan,” Serpico said. “The company’s