The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services this afternoon released the names of the applicants granted medical marijuana dispensary licenses in the state.
DHSS began issuing the 192 dispensary licenses yesterday among more than 1,200 applicants. Twenty-four licenses were awarded in each congressional district and determined based on a blind scoring of the medical marijuana facility application. The 7th congressional district comprises Greene, Christian, Stone, Lawrence, Jasper, Newton, McDonald, Barry and Taney counties.
Listed below, in the order of applications scored highest to lowest, are the entities that have been given the green light to open a dispensary in southwest Missouri:
License for Weed
Being approved for a medical marijuana facility license is no easy task. During SBJ’s CEO Roundtable last month on medical marijuana, Lyndall Fraker, director of Missouri Department of Health’s medical marijuana program, laid out the categories of criteria that the 2,269 applications were scored
The applications were scored by:
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