After a long road riddled with delays due to COVID-19 and state regulations, Phelps County will open its first dispensary May 24.
Nature’s Health and Wellness, LLC is a Missouri company formed by Missouri residents, according to a press release from Feb. 4. The business is named Trinity and will operate at 1421 Forum Drive in Rolla. Hours of operation are 10 am. until 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. A grand opening celebration will be planned at a later date.
“Our company consists of a unique combination of Missouri residents with deep ties to the communities where we plan to operate, and experienced medical marijuana experts, all with a shared passion for medical marijuana and patient care,” the press release shared.
The press release detailed plans for its licensed dispensary locations in Rolla, St. James, and Salem. The company was initially the lone entity to receive dispensary licenses in either Dent County or Phelps County.
Missouri voters approved Amendment 2 by 65.5 percent in November of 2018. Medical marijuana dispensary sales began Oct. 16, 2020. As of late April, sales totaled $35,679,927.
From June 2019 through March 2021, 122,523 patient applications have been submitted to the Department of Health and Senior Services. Phelps