The department is seeking applications for dispensaries in the Jamestown, Devils Lake, Dickinson and Minot areas this month and could issue permits in about four weeks.
Permits have already been issued for two grow facilities and dispensary facilities in Bismarck, Mandan, Fargo, Grand Forks and Williston. Dispensaries in those areas could open sometime in February, Wald said.
Applications are also being accepted from individuals seeking approval to use medical marijuana. The application process requires the potential user to fill out identifying information and include a photograph. The patient’s doctor then fills out a statement that he or she has cared for