Kentucky Opens Applications for Medical Cannabis Licenses

Cannabis leaves and Kentucky state outline

Frankfort, Kentucky—The Bluegrass State is taking a significant step toward implementing its medical cannabis program. As of July 1, 2024, prospective cannabis businesses can apply for licenses in Kentucky. Here’s what you need to know:

The Licensing Process

  1. Application Period: From July 1 to August 31, businesses can submit applications for cannabis licenses.
  2. Available Licenses:
    • Processors: Ten licenses will be available across the state for processors.
    • Dispensaries: Forty-eight licenses are up for grabs for dispensaries (retail outlets).
  3. In-State Production: All cannabis must be cultivated, processed, and produced within Kentucky.

Cannabis leaves and Kentucky state outline

The Road Ahead

As the state moves forward, businesses and patients alike are eagerly awaiting the next steps. The medical cannabis landscape in Kentucky is evolving, and these licenses mark a significant milestone.

By Oliver Davies

Oliver Davies is a dedicated marijuana and drugs news writer at CBD Strains Only. With a background in journalism and a passion for staying informed about the latest developments in the marijuana industry, Oliver's articles provide valuable insights and analysis. Through his expert reporting, Oliver aims to keep readers up-to-date on the ever-evolving landscape of marijuana and drug-related news.

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