Nevada's first medical marijuana dispensary opened Friday in Sparks. Reno Public Radio's Julia Ritchey reports.
Workers at Silver State Relief are anticipating a long line of customers when they open at 10 a.m.
The store is located in an industrial area of Sparks off McCarran Boulevard.
The state authorized dispensaries in 2013, but it's taken would-be business owners another two years to navigate the regulations.
Aron Swan is the general manager of the shop. He says cannabis provides a real alternative for people in pain.