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Applications Available for Medical Marijuana Producers and Dispensaries

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Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

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The  Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection  is now accepting requests for applications  for the state’s  first medical marijuana  producers  and dispensary facilities.

The  Department plans to  award between  three and five  dispensary facility licenses.The preferred locations are in  Hartford,New Haven Litchfield,New London and Fairfield Counties.

The Departmemt also reserves the right to award more  that  five disopensary facility licenses  if it concludes  that it would be  desirable  to have additional  dispensary facilities  to serve registered patients.

Plans call for the awardig of  tree  prodicer licenses,with the Department reserving the right  to award more  if needed.

Applications are available at the Department of Consumer Protection  website, http://www.ct.gov/dcp/mmp.

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