Minnesota medical marijuana grower application fee: $20,000
POSTED: 08/08/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT | UPDATED: ABOUT 20 HOURS AGO
There’s a lot of interest in growing medical marijuana in Minnesota.
Whether that interest will translate into applications to become one of two state-registered growers is another question — particularly since there’s a $20,000 nonrefundable application fee.
On Friday, state officials tested the waters with a forum in St. Paul for potential applicants. More than 100 showed up, although some sounded skeptical about the state’s new program.
“It seems like it is going to be very hard to make this work,” Ben Streit of Duluth said during a question-and-answer session. “What if no one applies?” Continue reading