JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services released the results of the more than 1,200 applications for medical marijuana dispensaries Friday.
Per state statute, the department approved 192 licenses to dispensary facilities Thursday, 24 for each of Missouri eight congressional districts.
Below is a map showing the facilities in mid-Missouri that received a license.
DHSS approved 23 dispensaries in Mid-Missouri.
Lyndall Fraker, director of the DHSS Section for Medical Marijuana Regulation, told ABC 17 News the department must complete a compliance check at approved cultivation sites before the growing process can begin.
Fraker said Thursday that these establishments could have the drug available as early as April or May.