Dori Dempster

2016 Cannabis Conference


Dori Dempster has been the Executive Director of The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary since its opening in 2008. She is a cannabis patient and advocate, almost wife to Tim for nine years, and the proud mother of three grown sons. Dori started working in the cannabis industry in 2005 as a mail clerk sending seeds around the world from The Vancouver Seed Bank and then she opened the doors three years later with Dana Larsen to The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary. Dori and Dana have since opened a second store and with an awesome staff now serve over 6500 members from the two locations including a mail order service serving all of Canada. The first store is at 880 East Hastings in the Strathcona neighbourhood serving the Downtown Eastside and the second store is at 1182 Thurlow Street near Davie Street in an old heritage-style house with a beautiful garden full of flowers serving the West End.