Governor signs bill to streamline medical marijuana applications

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In this photo taken Tuesday, May 5, 2015, a marijuana plant grows at a Minnesota Medical Solutions greenhouse in Otsego, Minn. The crop is coming in at Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two manufacturers who will be supplying the state’s medical marijuana. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS […]

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill that will streamlines the process for medical marijuana and industrial hemp applications.

Senate Bill 203 takes effect immediately and updates the definition of “applicant.”

Owning more than a 10 percent stake in a company requires the standard vetting process while owning less than a 10 percent stake would be a more streamlined process.

The bipartisan supported bill was sponsored by Senator Michael MacDonald.

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