The constructing at 1109 Principal St. in Fitchburg exactly where Correct Nature s Wellness hopes to open a recreational marijuana dispensary. (SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / JOHN Enjoy)

FITCHBURG — Correct Nature’s Wellness Inc. plans to transform retail space on Principal Street into a recreational marijuana dispensary.

It would be positioned at 1109 Principal St., which is previous the Upper Popular and close to Crocker Field. The organization would expand the current space up to three,000 square feet, stated Chief Economic Officer Steve Croteau.

“It really is going to be a clean, accountable, and expert constructing,” he stated. “We want to be a excellent neighbor.”

Correct Nature’s Wellness will hold a neighborhood outreach meeting at six:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25, at the Fitchburg Public Library. The aim is to educate folks about its plans, answer inquiries, and gauge interest.

The meeting will aid the corporation make a decision regardless of whether to pursue a neighborhood host agreement with the city, Croteau stated.

“We’ll get a sense of the feeling in the location and go from there,” he stated. “We want to assure folks that we’re not coming in to ruin their neighborhood.”

Croteau added that the city has been valuable and is “pretty progressive when it comes to cannabis.”

It will be at least a year and a half just before the retailer could open in the city, he stated.

Companies have flocked to Fitchburg with interest in opening recreational marijuana retail shops, cultivation facilities, and other establishments.

At least seven have received specific permitting from the city, according to the Neighborhood Improvement Division, and have secured neighborhood host agreements.

A handful of the enterprises have received provisional licensing from the state Cannabis Manage Commission and are operating on their buildings for final inspection and approval to open.

The city set a limit of seven marijuana retailers permitted to operate in the city. There is no cap for cultivators.

Correct Nature’s Wellness is also seeking to open a recreational marijuana shop in Northbridge, Croteau stated. The corporation has a host agreement with the town and is preparing its application components to apply for a license with the Cannabis Manage Commission, he stated.

Croteau has worked in the cannabis market given that 2015, such as with Nature’s Medicines, which has a health-related dispensary in Fall River and a single anticipated to open in Uxbridge.

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