which will be a major leap as Greenlight continues its impressive development over the coming years. Web Address: www.greenlighttherapeutics.com With its friendly, ‘mom and pop shop vibe’, Greenlight Therapeutics is a locally owned medical cannabis dispensary with a client-centric approach. Operating in Gambrills, Maryland, Greenlight is dedicated to providing safe access to high-quality and affordable medical cannabis to help patients reach a better quality of life. Greenlight Therapeutics opened their doors in the summer of 2019, following the establishment of the Maryland Medical Cannabis Program in 2017. A locally owned and operated medical cannabis dispensary in Gambrills, Maryland, Greenlight was created to provide safe access to high-quality, affordable cannabis to help patients reach a better quality of life, all in a personal and compassionate manner. As Greenlight looks to constantly improve and develop, its central philosophy has remained unchanged since the company’s inception. The Greenlight team is made up of a very diverse group of people from a variety backgrounds, who are all able to connect with and assist each of their patients. The team are the very foundation of Greenlight, with the majority coming from other roles in the cannabis or similar industries that were unfulfilling. They have brought together their individual visions for the cannabis industry to create an establishment that is a collaborative hive of shared ideas, which is loved by staff and customers alike. Recruiting from within the industry means that the staff have both knowledge and passion about medical cannabis and what it can do for patients. Offering a service that is both personable and professional, Greenlight is able to connect with each of its patients, listening to their needs and providing solutions tailored to each individual. Every visitor to Greenlight is made to feel like family, thanks to the devotion of the team to exceptional customer service and education. The team themselves being patients who have reaped the benefits of medical cannabis, they are well situated to extend their knowledge and advice to other patients. Alongside the challenges of operating in an extremely competitive market, Greenlight has also been faced with the impact of Covid-19. However, the team’s devotion to serving their patients has meant they were quick to adapt, coming up with a new curbside pickup service that has worked well. Now, however, the team are looking forward to reopening their doors soon, taking every precaution to keep clients and staff safe by wearing PPE and routinely Best Locally Owned & Operated Medical Cannabis Dispensary - Maryland Global Business Awards 2020 29 Aug20158 washing hands and sanitizing the store. Greenlight will also be doing temperature checks on arrival as an extra safety measure. As ever, the company’s priority is the health and wellbeing of their patients. As business returns to a semblance of normality, Greenlight are optimistic about the future, always looking to bigger and better things. Their hope is to tap into the recreational market once it is rolled out across Maryland, The Greenlight team is made up of a very diverse group of people from a variety backgrounds, who are all able to connect with and assist each of their patients. The team are the very foundation of Greenlight, with the majority coming from other roles in the cannabis or similar industries that were unfulfilling.