D.C. Medical Marijuana Legalized, But Doctors Not Yet Authorized To Recommend Pot

The owner of the Takoma Wellness Center, former Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn, told The Huffington Post in May that he hoped his D.C. medical marijuana dispensary would open to customers after Memorial Day weekend.

This after telling NBC4 Washington in April that he hoped to open late that month or in early May.

Nearby Capital City Care, meanwhile, once estimated an April debut.

These two medical marijuana dispensaries have been approved by the city and are ready to open. Three cultivation centers are also raring to go. But the opening for each has continually been pushed back.

The hitch? The D.C. Department of Health has yet to give D.C. doctors the authority to recommend medical marijuana to patients, according to the Washington Examiner.

– Read the entire article at The Huffington Post.