Whaley finally announces development plans for West Dayton

Ohio Medical Marijuana logoIn an early morning announcement, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley unveils her plan to revitalize West Dayton, promising to bring life back to several large failed city projects on the west side. “I’m glad to announce that the City of Dayton has been selected as one of the cannabis grow operators by the State of Ohio  Medical Marijuana Control Program.

The former McCall printing plant across from the soon to be renovated DeSoto Bass housing will become a indoor cultivation site, and promises to create 20 jobs. “These aren’t high paying jobs, but we know we will find plenty of highly qualified employees nearby, since I’ve been told that illegal cannabis cultivation has been going on over on the West Side for quite some time” said Whaley. The OMMCP is also allowing the city to do a scatter-site program, with a second operation in the former Kroger location on Gettysburg Ave.  It will include a dispensary and in a novel twist, Premier Health Partners will be opening up a “Doc in a box” location to provide access to prescriptions of medical marijuana on the spot- since there are limited medical offices on the West Side.

Whaley says that the revenues from the West Dayton cannabis cultivation and dispensary will be used to back fill the general fund, which has been severely drained from all the investments the city has made in Downtown projects under her watch; like the new Student Suites project on the old Dayton Daily News site, River Run, The Levitt Pavillion, the arcade, new downtown housing, and for future investments in the Fairgrounds property.

This will be the pilot program for government owned medical marijuana facilities in Dayton, when asked how she negotiated this deal with the Republicans in Columbus, Whaley said she had a sit down with governor Kasich, she showed him the quality of locally grown cannabis that had been seized on the West Side, and once they both smoked a bowl, the deal was done. Kasich’s aides, said that the Governor wasn’t prepared to comment, but that he would highly recommend the Dayton branded pot if it’s even remotely as good as what Whaley had been smoking for the last 3.5 years of her Mayorship.

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Jeff Wellbaum
Jeff Wellbaum

April Fools!!!!

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April Fool’s joke, people. Enjoy.

Bubba Jones
Bubba Jones

Finally some good economic news for the City!! Thank heavens that her honor had the foresight to apply for the municipal grow license. My only concern is that the local Frito-Lay drivers are going to be working overtime following her around town trying to satisfy her urges for Doritos from the endless case of the munchies that she’s going to have from sharing “samples” with other elected officials.

Thanks for sharing the good news, David!

Bubba Jones
Bubba Jones

WHAT!! April Fools!?!?!? You mean this wasn’t a real story??? I’m so disheartened now. But on the brightside, at least we won’t be facing a Dorito’s shortage in the Gem City now.

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