The Capital City Care DC Medical Marijuana Dispensary

The Capital City Care DC medical marijuana dispensary at 1334 North Capitol Street. It plans to open mid-April. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Posed in the medical marijuana sales room is Capital City Care general manager David Guard, flanked by dispensary Studio 3877 architects David Shove-Brown, on the left, and David Tracz on the right. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

The dispensary’s reception room. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Another view of the reception room, looking toward the locked door to the sales room. Access to the sales room is protected by a fingerprint-activated biometric lock. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Two of the scales in the scales in the sales room. When patients buy seven grams they want to make sure they get seven grams, says general manager David Guard. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

One of the many biometric locks that are on the doors at Capital City Care’s medical marijuana dispensary. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

While not yet stocked, the dispensary’s paraphernalia boutique will carry pipes, vaporizers, and whatever else patients might need for using their medical marijuana. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

The counseling room at Capital City Care. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

The rear entrance of the facility is handicap accessible. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

One of many signs at Capital City Care that spell out the regulations. This is outside the door. Another sign, inside the sales room, says No Returns. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

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