Medical marijuana dispensaries applications start today

, Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted: Mon, March 3 2014 at 12:58 PM, Updated: Mon, March 3 2014 at 4:17 PM

At 8:30 a.m. this morning, several people around the state applied for a medical marijuana dispensary license. That's because the business of cannabis is now legal in Oregon.

The application took just minutes. By 8:37 a.m. Monday morning, Mike Welch of Siskiyou Medical Supply, had received the e-mail with his confirmation number. His medical marijuana dispensary  application is officially in.

He's one of a handful of local businesses applying. For the full story of his application experience, play the video above.


For more information visit: http://www.oregon.gov/oha/mmj/Pages/index.aspx

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Jennifer Elliott anchors the primetime newscast FOX26 First News at Ten on NBC5’s partner station, KMVU/FOX26. She also reports for NBC5 News.

Jennifer began her career at NBC5 News in 2011 as a production assistant. Raised in Southern Oregon, she studied voice and piano while attending South Medford High School.

After graduating from Brigham Young University-Idaho, she returned home and added organ playing to her music repertoire. In addition to her musical talents, Jennifer is an award winning artist.

She has also co-hosted Southern Oregon’s Got Talent, the area’s premiere talent show. Jennifer is married and the mother of two young sons who keep her busy and very happy.

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