SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — South County may get its first medical marijuana dispensary after a state lottery-style selection of Plant Based Compassionate Care Inc., but questions have arisen about where it will be located, according to local officials.
The company, which has nine months to meet all licensing requirements and open its doors, had proposed to state and town officials a site at 71 Old Tower Hill Road as part of its state application.
However, that process is stalled right now and it has indicated it may not go there, said Jason Parker of the town’s planning staff, and that was confirmed by an attorney who represented the company in seeking approvals from town board.
Company officials have declined to answer specific questions about the proposed site or any other relocation.
Parker said Tuesday that he has asked the company for a letter of withdrawal for that site, but that has yet to be submitted. The company has also asked for a number of continuances in the meeting and public hearing process, Parker added.
A state Department of Business Regulation spokesman said that the agency was unaware of any potential change in address that was listed on the company’s