WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The newest medical marijuana dispensary to come to Northeastern Pennsylvania is gearing up for its grand opening on Wednesday, and officials held an open house on Friday to let potential new customers know they’re ready for them.
Ethos Cannabis is preparing to open its fourth medical marijuana dispensary in the state, with this newest location coming to Bear Creek Commons, near the Buffalo Wild Wings in Wilkes-Barre Township.
Alex Chadwick, chief of staff and vice president of strategic development for Ethos, said on Friday that the decision to open a dispensary in the Wilkes-Barre area was an attempt to branch out into a market that had openings.
“We felt it was a market that was under-served in a lot of ways,” Chadwick said. “For us, when we locate a store, it’s about the hyper-local. We look at things like access, parkability, and if the market is under-served.”
Chadwick said that being in the area around the Wyoming Valley Mall will be…