Consumers over the age of 21 can now legally purchase and use marijuana grown on Martha’s Vineyard, following the start Monday morning of adult-use sales at Fine Fettle Dispensary in West Tisbury.
Fine Fettle, which began retailing prescription marijuana at its State Road location last month, opened to non-medical customers with four varieties of dried flower and three varieties in pre-rolled joints.
A similar menu will also be available to adult cannabis buyers in Vineyard Haven beginning August 16, when the Island Time dispensary opens to the public on Mechanic’s street.
“We will have the exact same product,” said Island Time owner Geoff Rose, whose company Patient Centric founded the West Tisbury growing and selling operation now owned by Fine Fettle.
“We expect to offer edible products sometime in the near future,” Mr. Rose told the Gazette. Vaporizer cartridges are also yet to come, he said.
Products made with marijuana, whether for eating or vaporizing, are more complex to prepare, said Fine Fettle general manager Jay Deyette, who reported busy sales and appreciative customers for buds and pre-rolls on the dispensary’s first day of adult-use retail.
Before visiting the dispensaries, Island shoppers are required to sign up online for a 15-minute