Poland will hold its first marijuana licensing lottery from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Office conference room.
The Town office is located at 1231 Main Street (Route 26).
At this year’s town meeting April 6, Poland residents voted to allow manufacturing facilities, testing facilities and registered caregiver retail stores for medical marijuana, and cultivation facilities, product-manufacturing facilities, testing facilities and stores for adult-use marijuana.
The authorization and regulation of marijuana production and sales will follow state regulations and the town’s comprehensive land use code.
There will be four lotteries, according to officials. In each, Poland residents will be drawn first.
If there are remaining licenses, there will be a drawing for nonresidents.
There will be 10 marijuana retail licenses awarded. Licenses for medical and adult-use retail stores will be drawn at the same time for each zone.
There are two categories of adult-use cultivation in the lottery: Tier 2 and Tier 3. There…