CHICAGO — Just five pot shops are open for recreational customers on Tuesday — but at least one of them was already turning away customers.
A number of the city’s dispensaries have been closed to recreational customers due to low supply. Just five — Sunnyside Lakeview, Dispensary 33, Mission South Shore, NuMed and Columbia Care — were apparently open or planning to open Tuesday.
And of those four, Dispensary 33 was already turning away customers and Columbia Care and NuMed were running low on product.
Here’s the status of each dispensary:
Sunnyside Lakeview, 3812 N. Clark St.
Sunnyside posted on Facebook that it would be open and fully stocked at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The shop is open 9 a.m.-10 p.m. daily, though it was closed on Monday so workers could rest.
Dispensary 33, 5001 N. Clark St.
Dispensary 33 is open on Tuesday, but it was no longer accepting recreational customers as of 9 a.m. The shop is typically open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Those who missed sales on Tuesday should check its Twitter for updates on when they can try to come in the rest of the week.
Green Gate Chicago, 7305 N. Rogers Ave.
The dispensary is still waiting to get its recreational license from the state and has not posted any recent updates, though it hopes to get the license this week.
NuMed, 1308 W. North Ave.
NuMed is open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. On Tuesday, it said it had a limited amount of edibles and cartridges available. Those who wish to get updates can text “numed” to 844-850-4088.
MOCA Modern Cannabis, 2369 N. Milwaukee Ave.
The shop was closed after being burglarized on Monday and has not yet posted any updates on if it will be open Tuesday. Phone calls were not returned as of 9 a.m.
Zen Leaf Chicago, 6428 N. Milwaukee Ave.
An automatic voice message from Zen Leaf said it would not sell anymore recreational marijuana products until “next week.”
Herbal Care Center, 1301 S. Western Ave.
The Herbal Care Center is not selling to recreational customers on Tuesday and likely won’t be able to sell again until Friday, a representative said.
Midway Dispensary, 5648 S. Archer Ave.
Midway Dispensary said it was suspending the sales for recreational use until “further notice” and has not posted any recent updates.
Maribis Chicago, 4570 S. Archer Ave.
The dispensary is not serving recreational customers yet. The Brighton Park dispensary told the Chicago Sun-Times last month it would “rather wait for the dust to settle,” accurately predicting statewide shortages. The Sun-Times reported it would open to recreational sales “on or after Feb. 1.”
Mission South Shore, 8554 S. Commercial Ave.
Mission South Shore is open to recreational customers and medical patients 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday. Flower, pre-rolled joints and edibles are all for sale to recreational customers, according to an online menu. Lines were short Monday afternoon but employees warn it could be a one- to three-hour wait. The pot shop, which lies just miles from the Indiana state border, saw a bevy of Hoosiers show up to its doors on New Year’s Day. Recreational buyers are limited to $300 in purchases.
Columbia Care, 4758 N. Milwaukee Ave.
The dispensary is set to open at 10 a.m. Tuesday but the store was completely out of flower, pre-rolled joints and edibles for recreational customers Monday, according to its online menu. They are selling a very limited supply of cartridges and topicals. Calls were not returned.
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