With a 5-0 vote on Wednesday, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission approved dispensary scoring recommendations from an outside consultant, which paves the way for licensing of the 32 facilities that will sell medical cannabis in the state.

Arkansas is split into eight zones, and the four highest scoring applicants in each may apply for a dispensary license. The state will mail “Intent to Award a License” letters to top-ranking applicants on Monday, Jan. 14. Once a company receives the letter, they have seven days to pay the required $15,000 licensing fee and post the $100,000 performance bond. Once this is done, the licenses will be awarded.

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