The Day – Lawmakers, lawyers, doctors and prospective growers and dispensers of the drug attended the event aimed at demystifying the state’s medical marijuana policy, which its creators say is one of the strictest in the country. Twenty states and the District of Columbia have approved the use of medical marijuana. The state Department of Consumer Protection, which plans to issues licenses to three to 10 producers of medical marijuana and three to five dispensary facilities, is accepting applications through Nov. 15. The department plans to award licenses around the first of the year and says the production and dispensary facilities could be operational by spring.
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