The state Office of Cannabis Management announced late this week that it will begin accepting applications.
The apps will cover conditional, adult-use retail dispensaries.
License applications will be available on August 25.
Those first available for licenses will be anyone conviction of a marijuana-related crime. That provision was part of the Marijuana Regulation and Tax Act.
Anyone with a close family member who was convicted of a marijuana-related crime will be frontrunners for licenses.
Applicants will also need to have experience owning and operating a qualifying business.
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