The Montana state well being division stated it gained’t permit new medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Billings, the state’s largest metropolis.
The Billings Gazette reported the well being company is deferring to the town’s ordinance that requires licensed Billings companies to comply with federal regulation – a provision that might bar MMJ dispensaries from being permitted.
A state inspector stated new or present companies looking for approval or renewal should both be situated outdoors Billings or have a legitimate allow from the town.
Here’s what you might want to know:
- Two present medical marijuana dispensaries in Billings – Montana Organic Medical Supply and Montana Advanced Caregivers – have taken authorized motion towards the town to stay open, however their lawsuits are pending.
- The two MMJ companies with pending lawsuits would doubtless need to be grandfathered in to be allowed to conduct enterprise in the town.
- MMJ sufferers who reside in Billings are nonetheless allowed to own and eat medical hashish.