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Dispensary Selection Results

By | August 7th, 2012|General|

For about four hours this morning, balls were hopping in the bingo machine as we randomly chose one dispensary for each of the 68 competitive districts.  All the drawings are online for you to watch - there were 404 applications considered in the 68 drawings.  There were also 29 CHAAs where there was only one [...]

Registration Certificate Selection Tuesday

By | August 3rd, 2012|General, Licensing|

Next Tuesday (August 7) is "Selection Tuesday" for our medical marijuana dispensary applicants.  By the end of the day, we’ll have whittled the initial pool of 486 medical marijuana dispensary applications down to 99.  We won’t be allocating the full allotment of 126 Registration Certificates on Tuesday because 27 of our Community Health Analysis Areas [...]

Dispensary Application Update

By | July 23rd, 2012|General|

Most of the applicants for medical marijuana registration certificates have been able to correct deficiencies in their applications…  and 460 of the 486 applications we received are now complete.  Five applications have been withdrawn, 3 have been denied, 15 are pending, and 3 are on the clock to respond to requests for additional information.   The complete applications are [...]

Selection Tuesday

By | June 21st, 2012|General|

Overall, we ended up receiving 486 medical marijuana dispensary applications among our 126 Community Health Analysis Areas (CHAAs).  Twenty-seven of the CHAAs had no applicant at all- leaving 99 Community Health Analysis Areas with at least 1 applicant.  Seventy-five of the 99 had more than 1 applicant.  Assuming that each of these end up being complete, we’ll [...]

Week 1 for Dispensary App’s

By | May 18th, 2012|General|

We’ll wrap up our first week of accepting medical marijuana dispensary Registration Certificate applications today. We’ve received about 40 applications so far this week- and our team has been doing an excellent job of reviewing the applications for “Administrative Completeness” this week- so much so that we don’t even have a backlog (yet).   Any applications that [...]

The ABC’s of our Community Health Analysis Areas

By | January 28th, 2011|General, Preparedness|

Several years ago, our public health statistics team divided the State into 126 Community Health Analysis Areas to help us analyze data for various disease monitoring programs.  The initial trigger to develop the CHAAs was a 1988 law that directed the ADHS to use the data in the cancer registry to identify areas and populations that need [...]