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State issues medical marijuana dispensary license for Adams County

Published 4:18 pm Wednesday, August 10, 2022

NATCHEZ — The Highest Care LLC has been granted a license to operate as a dispensary for medical marijuana in Adams County, the first such issued in the county.

Tabitha Wroten, a real estate agent with River Park Realty and a registered nurse, is the sole owner of The Highest Care. The state granted the license to The Highest Care on July 26.

To date, the state has granted a total of 107 licenses related to the medical marijuana industry in Mississippi. Of the 107 licenses, one is for a transportation entity, one is for a disposal facility, seven are for cultivation facilities, two are for micro-cultivation facilities and three are for processing facilities. The remainder of the licenses issued thus far are for dispensaries around the state.

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Contacted Wednesday afternoon, Wroten said the process to earn the license was a difficult one.

Tabitha Wroten

“It was a lot to go through. First, you have to pay

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