Strip club nets San Bernardino’s first cannabis dispensary permit

San Bernardino strip club Flesh Showgirls just got a permit to operate a marijuana dispensary. (Cannifornian/SCNG file photo)

San Bernardino, California’s first licensed marijuana dispensary may share an address with its only strip club.

More than nine months after residents voted to allow medical cannabis businesses in town, city officials have approved a dispensary permit for the location now occupied by Flesh Showgirls.

That permit has since been appealed, city spokeswoman Monica Lagos said. And folks at the gentlemen’s club aren’t talking.

But Roger Jon Diamond, an attorney who represents the aspiring dispensary owner, said he believes they’re ready to set up shop on Hospitality Lane despite ongoing legal challenges.

“The city has not asked for an injunction,” Diamond said. “We have a clear pathway to open.”

San Bernardino voters approved allowing the shops on Nov. 8 under Measure O.

The measure requires the city to allow dispensaries —…

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