Help Wanted: State seeks growers for medical marijuana

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is putting the call out for qualified vendors to cultivate medical marijuana here in Utah.

The department said this is the next step toward having plants growing this year and product ready for patients in early 2020, but not just anyone should apply.

 “We’re looking for the highest qualified companies and individuals. We only have 10 licenses that we can issue. So, we’re looking for people who have experience. Whether it’s in cannabis or any other regulated industry,” said Drew Rigby, Hemp and Cannabis Program Director, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

The application fee will run you $2,500 and all applications are due before the close of business on July 1, 2019.

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