A state official says more than 100 groups have applied to operate nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts.
Initial applications from prospective operators were required to be hand-delivered to the state Department of Public Health on Thursday.
A law approved by Massachusetts voters last November allows a maximum of 35 dispensaries around the state to provide marijuana to patients with medical conditions such as cancer, Parkinson’s Disease and AIDS.
During the first phase of a two-part process, state public health officials will conduct background checks and screen applicants for financial viability.
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