GRAND RAPIDS, MI — An eighth medical marijuana provisioning center is opening this week in Grand Rapids.

Gage Cannabis Co. is slated to begin its first sales of medical marijuana at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15. The provisioning center is located at 3075 South Peregrine Road, near Celebration Cinema Grand Rapids North off of the Beltline.

At this time, the store will only offer curbside pick-up. Store hours will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

“We are starting 2021 off right by opening our first store on the western side of the state,” Mike Finos, president and executive vice president of operations at Gage, said in a statement. “We aim to leave an impactful impression on the hearts of the city’s citizens by providing the finest products, attentive customer service, quality community service and steadfast commitment to our social equity initiatives.”

When the 4,018-square-foot provisioning center opens Friday, the first 100 patients will receive a prize bag filled with apparel, rolling papers, a marijuana storage container with a built-in grinder and other items. Patients can also participate in a giveaway that includes prizes like AirPods and an iPad.

The provisioning center features a selection of 40 strains of flower, pre-rolled joints, edibles, concentrates, topicals, tinctures, CBD products, accessories and apparel. A government-issued medical cannabis card and government-issued ID are required to shop.

One-eighth of an ounce of marijuana flower is generally billed around $40 to $55 depending on the strain, according to the prices at Gage’s Lansing location.

According to the company, Gage will be giving patients vouchers to encourage them to visit and shop at local businesses in Grand Rapids. The vouchers are limited.

“I think local businesses in Grand Rapids were drastically impacted by COVID–19 and unfortunately some of my favorite places had to shut their doors for good,” Drew McCarthy, Gage’s store manager and a local Grand Rapids media personality, said in a statement. “I think Grand Rapids’ businesses have shown their strength and resilience during this time and I’m thrilled to see Gage making the effort to support them.”

Gage company officials also say they will be offering grants of up to $50,000 to cannabis entrepreneurs that reside in communities, such as Grand Rapids, identified by the Michigan Regulatory Agency as having been disproportionately affected by prior marijuana prohibition policies.

Gage operates six dispensaries in Michigan and anticipates having over 20 locations by the end of 2021. The company also operates three grow operations in the state.

The other seven provisioning centers open in the city are:

  • Joyology at 3769 28th St. SE.
  • Fluresh at 1213 Phillips Ave. SW.
  • High Profile – Boutique Cannabis at 2321 44th St. SE.
  • 3Fifteen Cannabis at 3423 Plainfield Ave. NE.
  • 3Fifteen Cannabis at 2900 Division Ave. S.
  • Pharmhouse Wellness at 831 Wealthy St. SW.
  • Michigan Supply & Provisions at 2741 28th St.

There are also three recreational dispensaries in the city:

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