Open A Dispensary In Missouri

Dispensary/Cultivation Application Tools and Services:

1. Purchase our Missouri Roadmap To Success, a detailed summary and checklist of all the action items you will need to complete prior to moving forward with an application submission for a marijuana business license. Click here for more info.

2. Purchase our Marijuana Business Plan Templates (Operations Plan, Cultivation Plan, Inventory Control Plan, etc.)

3. Let us guide you through the entire application process with our Custom Solutions Package, contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Program Overview

In 2014, Missouri passed HB 2238, which creates a legal right for certain patients to obtain, possess, and use “hemp extracts”. The law defines a “hemp extract” as a preparation of cannabis that contains at least 5% CBD and no more than 0.3% THC. Only patients with a seizure disorder and a recommendation from a neurologist are eligible to obtain a “hemp registration card,” which entitles them to access and legal protection. Patients are allowed to purchase hemp extracts from two state-regulated “Cannabidiol oil care centers.” The law also allows the Department of Agriculture to license and regulate growers of cannabis plants to produce the oil to make sure they conform to the CBD and THC stipulations.

In early 2016, an initiative to legalize medical marijuana was approved for circulation and signatures can now be collected for November of 2016’s ballot. The initiative includes the following qualifying conditions: Cancer, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatments, chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or muscle spasms, including but not limited to muscle sclerosis seizures, Parkinson’s and Tourette’s, debilitating psychiatric disorders, including but not limited to PTSD, HIV, chronic medical condition normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to dependency, any terminal illness, Hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome.

Information regarding each medical marijuana facility license:

Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility License

– Indoor facility utilizing artificial lighting may be limited to 30,000 sq ft of flowering plant canopy space.

– Each outdoor facility utilizing natural lighting may be limited to 2,800 flowering plants.

– Greenhouse facility using a combo of natural and artificial lighting may be limited to 2,800 flowering plants or 30,000 sq feet of flowering plant canopy space.

– License valid for 3 years and shall be renewable.

– $3,000 per license application

– Annual fee of $20,000 per facility license

– No more than 3 licenses shall be issued.

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Facility

– $3,000 application fee

– Annual fee of $10,000

– No more than 6 licenses shall be issued.

Medical Marijuana Infused Products Manufacturing Facility

– $3,000 application fee

– Annual fee of $10,000

– No more than 5 licenses shall be issued.

If passed, license applications for medical marijuana facilities will be accepted in April of 2017. Read full initiative text here.



CBD specific


July, 2014


HB 2238 allows the use of “hemp extract,” a cannabis oil primarily containing one of the active ingredients in medical marijuana, cannabidiol (also referred to as CBD), for individuals with seizure conditions. The bill is severely limited to only those patients with epilepsy that cannot be treated with at least three other treatment options.


Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), 13 acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, Alzheimer’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, severe migraines, multiple sclerosis, or the treatment of such conditions; a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe pain; severe nausea; anorexia; seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy; or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis (MS), Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), or Crohn’s disease, any other serious medical condition or its treatment approved by a licensed physician.


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