ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A new medical marijuana dispensary opened Tuesday in Orlando.

Trulieve, at 4544 N. Orange Blossom Trail, was one of three dispensaries the city preapproved in 2016 to open.

Operators at Trulieve said they hope its presence in Orlando continues to change the stigma about medical marijuana.

A clean, clinical atmosphere is why Joyce Bennett chose to bring managing chronic pain to Trulieve, she said.

“I feel good coming here. I don't feel like I'm doing something sleazy, which is important to me because my grandkids may be watching this,” Bennett said.

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