Rapid City has issued its first provisional license to a medical cannabis dispensary. Puffy’s provisional license allows iT to apply for a state license.
15 licenses will be issued by Rapid City, with a lottery to determine who gets a license if there are more than 15 applicants.
City Finance Director Pauline Sumption says if the city doesn’t have 15 applications and provisional licenses issued by Dec 31st, all those that get sent in will automatically be approved by the state ass long as they meet the state requirements.
Should more than 15 applicants be in the running, businesses selected in the lottery will have 14 days to get their final license from the city.