PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A medical marijuana dispensary in Butler County made their first sale Thursday morning.
In fact, it was the first legal sale of medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania.
Cresco Yeltrah owns the CY+ Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Butler. However, they also operate a cultivation facility in Brookville.
“This is a culmination of over a year’s worth of work from the application process to then receiving the license and then really moving forward with developing the project doing construction. We’re on both sides of this. We’re vertically integrated in Pennsylvania. So we’re a grower, a processor and a dispensary, a lot of work but it’s great to cross the finish line here,” Cresco Yeltrah co-founder Charlie Bachtell said.
Diana Briggs was the first medical marijuana customer to make a purchase at the CY+ medical marijuana dispensary in Butler. She walked out of the building with a smile on her face.
“This is a journey. I never thought I’d be standing here today,” said Briggs. “I cried the whole way here today, for