Tag: cannabis-dispensary

First black-owned legal adult-use cannabis dispensary opens in Long Island City

Apr. 11, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Trends Dispensary, the first black-owned legal adult-use cannabis dispensary in Long Island City, opened its doors for a soft opening on Apr. 4 at 27-25 44th Dr. The grand opening is planned for later this month. Founded by brothers Rodney Carter Jr., a fitness expert and co-founder of Harlem-based… Read more »

Community board representing Glendale and Ridgewood set to evaluate 9 applications for cannabis dispensaries


Dec. 29, 2023 By Anthony Medina Nine businesses that are looking to open licensed cannabis dispensaries in the Ridgewood/Glendale section of Queens will be going before a Community Board 5 committee next week in their quest for approval. The board’s Liquor License and Cannabis Committee will be reviewing the applications during its first meeting of…
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Good Grades cannabis dispensary reopens in Jamaica after extensive renovation

Good Grades

Nov. 16, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann Good Grades, the first woman-owned retail cannabis dispensary in Queens, reopened to the public in Jamaica on Nov. 15 after undergoing an extensive $1 million renovation. The first legal retail dispensary in Queens, co-owned by Extasy James and her cousin, Michael James, opened as a temporary “pop-up” in March…
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New adult-use cannabis dispensary set to open on Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood

Aug. 18, 2023 By Anthony Medina

A second Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) application within the Community Board 5 district plans to set up shop on 57-01 Myrtle Ave. in Ridgewood sometime in November, according to the owners of the cannabis dispensary.

Queens goes green: Borough’s first woman-owned adult-use cannabis dispensary celebrates soft opening in Jamaica

Mar. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Dozens of customers were lined up outside of Good Grades, Queens’ first woman-owned adult-use retail cannabis dispensary, which celebrated its soft opening in Jamaica on Thursday, March 30. The new cannabis shop, located at 162-03 Jamaica Ave., opened its doors at 2:45 p.m., and customer Rico Brown could not…
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