The Ohio Board of Pharmacy released the company names and addresses for the 1,462 applicants for 73 dispensary licenses to be awarded in the coming months.
About 230 entities submitted applications, with 16 submitting more than 10 applications each. Three entries were made from Marion:
Shangri-La Dispensary at 1565 Marion Waldo Road, Marion
Shangri-La Dispensary at 1088 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion
The Green Goat Dispensary at 152 McMahan Blvd., Marion
The city has one existing dispensary: Sunnyside at 326 James Way.
See the list of applicants below.
Applications will be reviewed to ensure they meet requirements for operations, security and other regulations. The licenses will be awarded by lottery, with a certain number allocated for each dispensary district containing a county or group of counties. The board issued 58 licenses from the initial round of applications submitted in 2017.
The top five districts by the number of applications:
Cuyahoga County – 208 for five licenses.
Montgomery County –186 for four licenses.
Franklin County – 120 for nine licenses.
Summit County – 107 for two licenses.
A district containing Coshocton, Muskingum and Morgan counties – 101 for one license.
Proposed Ohio medical marijuana dispensary expansion
The pharmacy board plans to choose the winners in January, but has yet to release details about the process.
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