PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An opening celebration is underway Philadelphia’s first medical marijuana dispensary.
Restore Integrative Wellness Center held a private event to celebrate it’s opening Wednesday evening.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
The dispensary is located on Frankford Avenue in the city’s Fishtown section.READ MORE: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
In order to obtain medical marijuana in Pennsylvania patients must have one of 17 serious conditions and they must get a certification from an authorized physician.MORE NEWS: Derek Chauvin Trial: Pennsylvania National Guard Activated To Philadelphia As Officials Prepare For Verdict
Then they must pay for a medical marijuana identification card.