On January 3, Verona Collective will welcome guests to its first dispensary, located at 5250 Willow Place in Verona, New York, for a soft opening featuring a selection of cannabis enthusiasts’ favorite products. Guests will have the opportunity to explore cannabis flower and an assortment of pre-rolls from Verona Collective, all curated by the seed-to-sale cannabis operation to meet the highest standards for quality.

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (December 27, 2023) – On January 3, Verona Collective will open its first dispensary with a soft opening featuring a selection of the products most desired by cannabis aficionados.

Verona Collective has prioritized the products most desired by cannabis enthusiasts for its soft opening, including cannabis flower and pre-rolls from its brands Trim & Proper, CNY Provisions and Fair Shake. Guests may purchase up to 3 ounces of cannabis flower each day, and pre-rolls will be offered in individual 1-gram and 5-pack options.

As a seed-to-sale operation, Verona Collective is committed to maintaining the highest standards and exceeding guest expectations for all of its products. Verona Collective will make available additional products, including vape cartridges and edibles, with an official grand opening and full spectrum of products anticipated early next year.

“Verona Collective’s approach to cannabis production permits an intensely hands-on quality control process that helps us offer guests an unrivaled level of quality,” said Ryan Riggs, Vice President for Retail for Turning Stone Enterprises. “We are very excited about the high-quality cannabis our team is producing, and this soft opening provides an opportunity for guests to experience our products as we continue to develop additional offerings.”

Located in Verona, New York at 5250 Willow Place, directly across from Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona Collective will welcome guests seven days weekly with hours of operation from 10am to 9pm Sunday through Wednesday and 10am to 10pm Thursday through Saturday. All guests must be over 21 years of age and display a valid physical government-issued ID to enter the dispensary. Verona Collective accepts payment via cash and debit cards only, and an ATM is available inside the dispensary. Additional parking is also available on the opposite side of Willow Place for guests’ convenience.

Verona Collective plans to open its second dispensary during Spring 2024 with additional dispensaries to come in the next 18 to 24 months.


About the Oneida Indian Nation

The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York. The Nation’s enterprises, which employ more than 4,500 people, include Turning Stone Resort Casino, YBR Casino & Sports Book, Point Place Casino, The Lake House at Sylvan Beach, The Cove at Sylvan Beach, Maple Leaf Markets, SāvOn Convenience stores, RV Park, and three marinas. Proceeds from these enterprises are used to rebuild the Nation’s economic base and provide essential services, including housing, health care, and education incentives and programs, to its Members.


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