SPRINGFIELD – In the effort to obtain a license for a retail cannabis store, one applicant is already fulfilling the requirement to give back to the community.
Diem Cannabis, an Oregon based cannabis company is applying for one of the city’s 15 available licenses to operate a marijuana retail dispensary. It has proposed a store in the historic Hampden Bank building on Main Street close to the Paramount Theater block.
It is one of four locations for downtown all within a mile and half of one anorther.
Former State Rep. Paul Caron who is representing Diem Cannabis, announced the company will make a donation of $10,000 to the Central City Boxing & Barbell’s Youth Boxing program for at-risk youngsters, as well as contributing the cost of 10 hanging baskets of flowers for the Indian Orchard Blooms’ 2019 Campaign.
In a written statement, Chris Mitchem, CEO of Diem Cannabis, said,…