The first medical marijuana dispensary in Yavapai County is set to open this week in Chino Valley. Organica Patient Group President R.J. Alarcon tells the Prescott Daily Courier that the dispensary could open as early as Wednesday.
More than 35,000 people in Arizona have medical marijuana cards. Yavapai County has more than 2,400 cardholders.
A marijuana growing facility already is in the works in Chino Valley to provide medical marijuana to a few dispensaries in the Phoenix area.