Marijuana dispensary opens near Arkansas-Missouri state linePosted by On

Flora Farms moved their location from Neosho, Missouri, to Pineville, Missouri, only a mile away from Bella Vista.

PINEVILLE, Mo. — Flora Farms is a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary, with locations throughout Missouri. The group decided to move their Neosho location to Pineville and is now serving more Arkansan customers. 

The group moved because there is only a certain number of dispensaries that are allowed in the state. 

“We moved from Neosho which is a great town and a great city and had been very supportive. But a very small facility, we only had about 2500 square feet, no drive thru, and only for three or four maybe five customer registers,” Mark Hendren, president of Flora Farms, said. “Missouri is what we call a limited license state only has about 220 dispensaries statewide. And so there’s not the opportunity to just go out and open a dispensary.” 

The Pineville location officially opened on Jan. 5. Hendren says they’ve already seen success. 

Hendren said he knows some believe the dispensary is controversial being so close to Arkansas where recreational marijuana use is not legal, and Arkansans might go there anyway. 

In Missouri, anyone can purchase recreational marijuana as long as they have a…

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