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JEFFERSON CITY - While scores of would-be entrepreneurs sit out, barred from participating in Missouri's medical marijuana program, a select number of cannabis businesses are racing to cash in on the state's newest industry. The Department of Health and Senior Services, as of Friday, had cleared 17 dispensaries to open their doors, as well as 11 cultivators and one manufacturer of cannabis-infused products.