Hippos Marijuana DispensaryToday, the Springfield Grand Opening Celebration and Educational event was announced. It is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, 2013. The latest dispensary is conveniently located at the city’s most exclusive crossroads–Glenstone Avenue and Battlefield Road, across from Battlefield Mall in the Brentwood South Shopping Center.
Set in the heart of Springfield’s shopping district, Hippos is open 7 days a week. The normal operating hours are from 10AM to 8PM on Tuesday through Saturday, and then from 12PM to 7PM on Sunday and Monday. Springfield is the second location of Hippos to open in the past year. Columbia will soon be home to the third location.
This Saturday, June 4, 2022, will be the grand opening celebration. Celebrities such as St. Louis Blues Alumni Barret Jacksonman will be there, along with a live DJ, patient card signing-ups, food, and other exciting in-store opportunities and offers. From 1PM to 5PM, brands such as Sundro Cannabis, Clovr and Illicit, along with many others, will be present. There will be chances for guests to win a Brett Hull Meet and Greet and limited-edition merchandise. The first 50 guests will receive a free gift bag. You don’t have to wait until Saturday afternoon to get in-store deals.
“We are very excited to open our second medical marijuana dispensary in Springfield. The community and neighboring businesses are fantastic and very supportive. We plan to hire over 30 people and we can’t wait to settle into our newest home,” said Nick Rinella, Hippos CEO. “Honestly, I couldn’t be more grateful to all our patients, partners, vendors and team who helped us achieve another successful launch.”
“Our dispensary is truly one-of-a-kind. It’s bright, modern, fresh, and welcoming for all patients regardless of cannabis experience, knowledge, or budget,”Lindsay Lockhart is Hippos Director of Brand and Retail. “We strive to be more than just a physical location to purchase your medicine. Our store is specifically designed to make shopping easy and enjoyable, with clearly displayed product menus and information available in an upbeat and fun environment.”
Modern dispensary with state-of-the art features includes an art gallery interior, multiple points of sale and a media center. There is also an online ordering system to pick up in store. Free patient education.
Lindsay Lockhart, David Reduzzi, and Lorien Shipp – Hippos| Hippos
The experienced team of budtenders at Hippos Springfield is led by David Reduzzi, the store’s Manager. Reduzzi is a former athlete, medical cannabis advocate and coach. “It is extremely important to educate the community and help us break the stigma so patients can take full advantage of this truly amazing plant,” said Reduzzi.
All budtenders are extensively trained and are certified by Missouri’s leading cannabis education provider, Cannabis Cares. Hippos’ focus is squarely on education, advocacy, and community. “It’s important to comprehend our patients’ needs so we can provide excellent customer care. Because of this, we can focus on the improvement of each patient’s lifestyle with medical marijuana, and that changes the game.”Lockhart agreed.
For more information about Hippos, Springfield’s Grand Opening Celebration, or the Executive Team, please visit hipposcannabis.com or contact Lindsay Lockhart.
Lindsay Lockhart is Hippos Director of Brand and Retail
Hippos mission is to defend and promote the right of all people to experience the joy and powerful healing properties of cannabis.
Hippos is committed promoting mind and body health. We are committed to providing the best eco-friendly, recyclable packaging possible. We support sustainability in our retail stores to support future generations. We offer reusable bags for customers and encourage them to bring them back every time they shop.