Green Thumb deal to sell medical marijuana at Florida gas stations on hold amid litigation

A novel deal unveiled more than five months ago by Green Thumb Industries (GTI) to lease space and open medical marijuana dispensaries adjacent to Circle K convenience stores in Florida has yet to win approval from state regulators and is now in litigation.

The plan – which would allow motorists to pump gasoline at select Circle K convenience stores and purchase MMJ from an adjacent Rise Express dispensary – drew national news coverage last October.

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At the time, GTI founder and CEO Ben Kovler called the deal “a game-changer,” adding: “Convenience is a strong channel in retail, and people want more access to cannabis.”

Shortly after the October announcement, however, MJBizDaily confirmed the state’s medical cannabis regulator hadn’t signed off on the deal – a position that has remained unchanged since then.

“The department’s stance has not changed,” health department spokesperson Jae Williams told MJBizDaily this

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