WENG told you Wednesday about a new medical marijuana dispensary in Sarasota and the possibility of an additional one in the future. The future is now. Wednesday, the Sarasota County Commission approved a second dispensary, the second in two days. The 4-1 vote, will allow Sarasota-based business AltMed to open the facility in the Cobia Bay shopping center. Commissioner Mike Moran cast a no vote each time after expressing concerns about the dispensaries becoming a gateway to legalizing pot. Trulieve has been the go ahead to start a facility as well at the Venice Pines Shopping Plaza.