Gold Hill, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley's first legal medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors to Oregon Medical Marijuana Program patients for the first time on Monday.
Breeze Botanicals is in Gold Hill. Patients like Bruce Nachamkin who use cannabis, say it's important that they have a safe place to access their medication in the Rogue Valley.
"We need a place to come to get the things we need to get and we need to be able to do it legally. We're not breaking the law," said Nachamkin.
Nachamkin said he's a former marine. He said he still has shrapnel in his body from his service and has severe pain if he does not use medical marijuana.
Brie Malarkey, the managing owner of Breeze Botanicals said she saw a steady stream of people on Monday. She said most of her customers were baby boomer age.
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