Alabama regulators greenlit 90 medical marijuana companies to advance to the evaluate and scoring course of for MMJ licenses.
Based on Birmingham-based TV station WBMA, the approvals included:
- 38 built-in services.
- 18 dispensaries.
- 12 cultivators
- 11 processors
- 9 supply suppliers.
- Two testing labs.
The 90 candidates superior by the Alabama Medical Hashish Fee might be vying for as much as 12 cultivator licenses, 4 processor permits, 4 dispensary licenses, 5 integrated-facility permits and an unspecified variety of supply and testing laboratory licenses.
Licenses are anticipated to be awarded June 12.
In a deviation from different states, Alabama regulators designated a state college, quite than a non-public firm, to attain MMJ enterprise functions.
The College of South Alabama will rating the functions on quite a lot of standards, together with financials, enterprise technique, and operational plans and procedures.
It’s unclear when MMJ gross sales may start in Alabama, however late 2023 is a risk.