The state has unveiled its interim rules for people who want to apply for a license to grow, transport, and sell medical marijuana. These rules will launch the first phase of a state-approved marijuana industry.
One of the big questions was how to deal with existing medical marijuana dispensaries. The interim rules allow current facilities to continue operating where communities allow it. But they have to apply for a state license between December 15th and mid-February.
“There’s no guarantee that a license will be issued...”
The provisional rules also require a $6,000 license application fee and proof that a medical marijuana business has enough cash and assets to handle the start-up costs.
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