SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – After “hundreds of hours evaluating applications” the Utah Department of Health announced the companies that will receive 14 medical cannabis pharmacy licenses.
The UDOH said the companies were selected from more than 130 applications submitted through a competitive bidding process. More than 60 different companies submitted applications.
The following businesses will be issued licenses:
• Beehive’s Own (two licenses), Salt Lake City and location TBD but will be in Box Elder, Morgan, or Rich County
• Bloom Medicinals, Cedar City
• Columbia Care, Springville
• Curaleaf, Lindon
• Deseret Wellness (two licenses), Park City and Provo
• Dragonfly Wellness, Salt Lake City
• Justice Grown Utah (two licenses), Salt Lake City and St. George
• Pure UT, Vernal
• True North of Utah (two licenses), Logan and Ogden
• Wholesome Therapy, West Bountiful
The department said eight of the locations may open up as early as March 2020 and six may open up as early as July 2020.
Some of the companies do not yet have ownership of their proposed locations and in some cases, their proposed locations may change. Their operating plans are pending Department approval and their owners must still pass criminal background checks.
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