Supervisor Scott Weiner awards Ryan Hudson (Owner), Michael Thomsen (Owner) and Chase Chambers (General Manager) the Proclamation from The City and County of San Francisco at the October Castro Merchants Association monthly meeting.

Supervisor Scott Weiner awards Ryan Hudson (Owner), Michael Thomsen (Owner) and Chase Chambers (General Manager) the Proclamation from The City and County of San Francisco at the October Castro Merchants Association monthly meeting.

 

The City and County of San Francisco

PROCLAMATION

THE APOTHECARIUM DAY

OCTOBER 1, 2015

 

 

WHEREAS, The Apothecarium, a premium medical cannabis dispensary, began serving patients in June 2011 at Market & Church; and

 

WHEREAS, During that period it has served over 30,000 patients, helping them deal with conditions like seizures, HIV/AIDS, cancer, diabetes, insomnia, pain and other disorders; and

 

WHEREAS, The Apothecarium has become a vital part of the Castro/Upper Market/Duboce Triangle neighborhood, including donating over $300,000 to local community groups through their Philanthropic Advisory Board; and

 

WHEREAS, Local merchant groups and the police have commended it for cleaning up the corner at Market & Church and invigorating the local business community; and

 

WHEREAS, The Apothecarium hosts a Women's Support Group, Veteran's Support Group, Simple Yoga for Busy Times, Meditation Group, and an Anxiety and Depression Support program; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, That the City & County of San Francisco honors The Apothecarium on its four year anniversary; and, be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the City & County of San Francisco commends The Apothecarium for investing $300,000 in local charities and non-profits in order to improve access to goods and services in local neighborhoods; and, be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors hereby proclaims October 1, 2015 to be The Apothecarium Day in the City and County of San Francisco.

 

Scott Weiner

Member, Board of Supervisors

October 1, 2015