Olde World Remedies Dispensary Donates $50,000 To Lynn For New Public Park

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LYNN, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – A local cannabis dispensary has donated money the city of Lynn for a major renovation at a local playground.

At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the council accepted a $50,000 gift from Olde World Remedies, a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary in Lynn. The company’s donation will be used to renovate a playground in Ward 6.

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“This will be a very good addition to the Marian's Gardens Park,” said Councilor Frederick Hogan who represents the ward. Hogan said the money will go toward putting in new playground equipment.

“The $50,000 will go straight to a playground which will be pretty amazing since we have [already] put one at our Bennett Street Park and we have put one at our Warren Street Park."

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In total, Lynn has eight dispensary licenses approved and five marijuana dispensary businesses are currently operating.

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