House panel questioning steps taken in awarding medical marijuana licenses | Local News

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A company hired to score applications for medical marijuana licenses in Missouri was barred by its contract from training applicants on its process, according to the deputy director for implementing the state program.

As hundreds of rejected applicants for licenses to cultivate, manufacture or sell medical marijuana in Missouri appeal their denials and raise questions about the state’s process for selecting who would get a license, Missouri House leaders called on Lyndall Fraker, director of implementing medical marijuana with the state Department of Health and Senior Services, to testify in front of the House Special Committee on Government Oversight.

Fraker and deputy director and…

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