Approval sought for medical marijuana in Hermann

Approval sought for medical

marijuana in Hermann

Ray Scherer

A Columbia, Missouri, entity is seeking approval to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Hermann.

Information concerning the endeavor appears on the website of the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services ( shows that Columbia Care MO LLC is seeking the approval, as of Tuesday's date. A license number has been assigned to the entity, according to a department spreadsheet of all such facilities -- either approved or not -- in Missouri. Another column indicates that approval to operate in Hermann has not been granted to Columbia Care . The information lists 2060 Village Lane, in the Village Shopping Center in Hermann, as the address for the proposed dispensary.

The spreadsheet also discloses Mallory Rousseau, Director of Pursuit and Development, as a primary contact, with a phone number and email address also provided.

According to its website,, Columbia Care Inc. is one of the largest and most experienced multi-state operators in the medical cannabis industry, with licenses in 15 jurisdictions in the US and the EU. The company has had over one million sales transactions since its inception, and has built 14 state-by-state vertically integrated operations, including 54 facilities in operation or development, and 35 licenses in 15 markets.