South Lake Tahoe gets applications for pot businesses

Marijuana graphic by MGN.
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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KOLO)-- The city of South Lake Tahoe has received applications to operate marijuana businesses in the city and hopes to have the businesses selected by late May, the city announced Wednesday.

The application deadline was Friday. The city said it will blind screen the businesses so the names of those involved are not being released.

The city received 18 application for two retail licenses, two applications for the two micro business licenses, one application for two cultivator licenses and no applications for four manufacturer permits.

The California Bureau of Cannabis said a microbusiness also a licensee to grow marijuana on an area less than 10,000 square feet and also be a distributor, manufacturer and retailer

The evaluation committee meets April 30 to receiving scoring instructions and get the applications to score.