The state has awarded 192 licenses to companies interested in selling medical marijuana inside highly-secured retail locations.
Medical marijuana dispensary facility licenses were approved for several companies in the area.
Those include Mo Med Chillicothe at 941 Washington Street at Chillicothe, Red Stag Retail at 509 North Main Street at Gallatin, BMD Cameron at 714 North Walnut at Cameron, and Shangra-La Cameron at 1 Baldwin Road at Cameron.
Others approved were Missouri Health and Wellness at 215 East Charles Street at Kirksville, Agri-Genesis at 2120 North Baltimore Street at Kirksville, Heya Kirksville Retail at 120 South Main Street at Kirksville, and Agri-Genesis at 2005 North Missouri Street at Macon.
Companies denied medical marijuana dispensary facility licenses include Missouri Health and Wellness at Chillicothe, Tru Health Cannabis Chillicothe, Chillicothe Health and Wellness, MAF Holdings at Chillicothe, Evvo Botanicals at Polo, Turning Leaf Centers Missouri at Bethany, Miskye at Cameron, and Therapy Harvest Corporation at Cameron.
Others denied were MO Med Kirksville, GTI Missouri at Kirksville, Standard Wellness Missouri at Kirksville, 9 Points at Kirksville, Therapy Harvest Corporation at Kirksville, 511 Enterprises at Kirksville, Holistic Healing Medical Mart at Kirksville, Misfits Farm Dispensary at Kirksville, KC Miracle Solutions at Carrollton, and Platinum ReLeaf at Carrollton.
More than 1,100 applications were submitted. The state says it approved licenses for top-scoring dispensaries meeting all eligibility requirements.