Pennsylvania has received hundreds of applications from entrepreneurs interested in obtaining cultivation and dispensary licenses under the state’s new medical marijuana program.
In a live-streamed press conference, state regulators said Wednesday they had received more than 500 packages containing one or more grower or dispensary applications. The winners are expected to be announced by the end of June.
State regulators said 258 applications have been processed. They included 132 grower/processor applicants and 126 dispensary applicants.
Dr. Karen Murphy, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, noted that the state began accepting applications for 12 grower/processor licenses and