"D.C.'s medical marijuana program is for people with serious illnesses," Scott Morgan, a spokesman for Capital City Care, told WTOP. "This opportunity means a great deal to them. It's not like we're opening a new café down the street."
D.C. residents can now apply for medical pot card →
Capital City Care is the first licensed dispensary in the District and "could be open in the next two weeks potentially," Mr. Morgan said.