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Maryland Receives Applications to Produce Medical Cannabis Oil

Posted: Jun 19, 2018 7:51 AM Updated:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Nearly 50 medical cannabis companies are pursuing five licenses to operate in Virginia.           

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports the state has received 49 applications. Virginia plans to hand out licenses to dispense medical cannabis oil in the state's five health services areas.           

The applications require a $10,000 filing fee.           

Virginia recently expanded legal protections for patients seeking to use medical cannabis oils. Lawmakers also passed legislation allowing for in-state production and sales of medical cannabis oils.

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