n. A business that sells medical marijuana.
Wineries and breweries should brace themselves for some unusual competition. Colorado, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in 2012, will get its first “weedery” in early 2016.
—Stuart Miller, “Marijuana Legalization in Colorado Leads to First ‘Weedery’,” The New York Times, August 11, 2015
Bee Young, owner of the state-licensed dispensary Wickit Weedery in Springfield, said she’s seen testing prices jump from $75 before the dispensary rules went into effect in March to $250 since.
—Chad Garland, “Dispensary rules leave Oregon pot test labs unregulated,” The Herald (Everett, WA), April 19, 2014
Although Coloradans with a state ID will be able to buy up to an ounce from licensed pot shops, non-residents will be limited to a quarter-ounce purchase and possession. That said, weederies won’t exactly be opening en masse on New Year’s Day.
—Chris Clayton, “Will I Be Able to Buy Marijuana at Stores in Colorado After January 1, 2014?,” Outside, December 26, 2013
2009 (earliest)
Welcome to the Weedery. The Weedery is similar to a winery but better. The Weedery has large open spaces where you can truely [sic] relax and enjoy the worlds finest herb.
—“Home Page,” The Weedery, March 07, 2009
The domain name theweedery.com was registered on February 28, 2009.
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