PHOTOS: Ontario Chamber of Commerce welcomes first marijuana retailer

Weedology owner Teresa Erlebach reaches out to embrace Ontario Community Development Director Dan Cummings. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

ONTARIO — A ribbon cutting Thursday morning confirms Weedology as the first marijuana retailer in Ontario.

"We're welcoming Weedology to the community just like any other business," Dan Cummings, Ontario community development director, said in his remarks.

The store will be open for sales at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26. Customers will enter the waiting room, sign in with a valid ID and wait to get called into the sales floor "like the DMV," said Eric Lantz, Weedology manager. Keeping a controlled number of people in the sales room maintains order and allows the team to help everyone individually.

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