Sarasota Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

Sarasota Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Friday

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The interior of Müv With a spacious waiting room, mid-century modern furniture and a smattering of logo-emblazoned baseball caps and cozies carefully positioned around the room, Müv looks more like a Silicon Valley startup than a medical marijuana dispensary. The commercial offshoot of the Sarasota-based medical marijuana conglomerate AltMed Enterprises , Müv represents the future of the American marijuana industry: corporate, clean-cut and lucrative. Formed with the expectation that Florida voters would approve a constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana in 2014, AltMed was forced to begin operations in Arizona after the Florida amendment narrowly failed. A revised version of the amendment was approved by voters in 2016, paving the way for AltMed to finally begin operating in Florida. “We opened our first Müv medical cannabis dispensary in Apollo Beach last month,” says Todd Beckwith, the global director of marketing for AltMed Enterprises and the marketing director for the AltMed Florida division. “Our Sarasota location, here on Fruitville road, is opening on Friday. As a Sarasota company that’s obviously very exciting for us. Our original mission was to serve the patients and the community in which we live.” Todd Beckwith, the global director of marketing for AltMed Enterprises and the marketing director for the AltMed Florida division, in Alt Med Florida’s cultivation facility in Apollo Beach With a 150,000-square-foot cultivation and lab facility in Apollo Beach, over 50 different methods of cannabis delivery and nearly 50 different strain options, AltMed Florida certainly seems serious about its efforts to legitimize—and corporatize—the medical marijuana industry. “Part of our mission was to bring cannabis out of the shadows, legitimize it and bring the professional standards to the industry,” Beckwith says. “I think you notice as you walk in that this dispels a lot of the stereotypes and myths. This is somewhere I’d be […]

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