Medical marijuana pharmacies: See possible locations, ownership …

Business people, doctors and pharmacists from throughout Louisiana are lining up to get 10 exclusive licenses to distribute medical marijuana to patients as the state narrows its list of applicants down to those most likely to win the right to take part in a new, tightly regulated industry.

Pharmacies throughout Louisiana could open in the coming months if the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy hands out licenses at its upcoming March meeting.

A selection committee in January interviewed the applicants for each of the nine regions that will have a medical marijuana pharmacy, and ranked the applicants in all but two of those more at