Small town residents like and need marijuana, too, said Randy and Gayle Simpson, owners of Green Cross Dispensary, a medical dispensary that opened in early May.
“Probably 80 percent of our customers are from the Brownsville area,” Gayle Simpson said. “The main thing we hear is they’re so glad they don’t have to drive out of the area to get their cannabis.”
The opening of Green Cross Dispensary came after more than three years of effort by the Brownsville City Council to keep pot shops out.
Business was initially slow, but things are picking up with the summer, the married couple said. “We were prohibited for so long. People had to find other sources to get their meds from,” Gayle Simpson added.
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