Audio: Medical marijuana program director to appear before House Committee

Medical Marijuana

State medical marijuana program director Lyndall Fraker will answer questions in a House Committee hearing today (Wednesday) about how the state has awarded licenses to grow or distribute the drug.



State Senator Doug Libla of Poplar Bluff says his constituents are complaining about the scoring.



The state health department says four means the applicant met minimum expectations and shows reasonable confidence in their proposal. The department also used a blind scoring process.

A 2018 ballot measure passed by Missouri voters allows 24 licensed dispensary locations in each of the state’s eight congressional districts.