Open A Dispensary In North Dakota

OPEN A DISPENSARY IN NORTH DAKOTA

Dispensary/Cultivation Application Tools and Services:

1. Purchase our Dispensary Application Guide, a detailed summary and checklist of all the action items you will need to complete prior to application submission for a dispensary/cultivation license.

2. Browse and purchase our Marijuana Business Plan Templates (Cultivation Plan, Operations Plan, Security Plan etc.)

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

Medical Marijuana Program Overview:

On November 8 2016, North Dakota passed Measure 5 (North Dakota Compassionate Care Act) allowing for the establishment of a legal medical marijuana program in North Dakota. Registered patients suffering from 17 qualifying medical conditions will be able to access the medicine from up to ten compassion centers that will be authorized to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana within the state. The North Dakota Department of Health (Department) has been tasked to regulate the program.

Link to Act (Law): https://www.ndhealth.gov/mm/pubs/MedicalMarijuana11.30.2015.NDCCA.Final.wPetitionTitleAndChanges.pdf

Link to Regulations: http://www.legis.nd.gov/cencode/t19c24-1.pdf

Regulating Departments: The North Dakota Department of Health

Compassion Centers (Medical Marijuana Businesses):

  • Two (2) licenses for manufacturer facilities will be issued. A Manufacturer licensee will be authorized to produce, process and to sell usable marijuana to dispensaries. There is a non-refundable $5,000 application fee to submit a proposal (application) and a $110,000 certification fee upon issuance of license.
  • Up to eight (8) dispensary licenses will be issued. A Dispensary licensee will be authorized to dispense usable marijuana to registered qualifying patients and caregivers. There is a non-refundable $5,000 application fee to submit a proposal (application) and a $90,000 certification fee upon issuance of license.

Zoning: All manufacturing and dispensing facilities shall not be located within one thousand (1,000) feet of the property line of a preexisting public or private school.

Application Process for Compassion Centers: The Department will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for purpose of registering up to ten compassion centers (two manufacturing facilities and up to eight dispensaries) in the state of North Dakota. The Department anticipates accepting proposals from August until September, 2017. Items requested for the proposal/application include, but are not limited to:

  • – Business overview and plan
  • – Physical Facilities
  • – Operations
  • – Ownership and financial structure
  • – Bonus points (for example):
    • 1. Patient services plan
    • 2. Employee working standards
    • 3. Research plan
    • 4.Environmental plan

In order to identify the number of potential proposals in response to the RFP, the Department is requesting that all interested entities submit a letter of intent by 5:00 p.m. CST on July 28, 2017. Submitting a letter is not mandatory but encouraged, there are no fees to submit a letter.

Program Timeline:

November 8, 2016 – Measure 5 passed enacting the North Dakota Compassion Care Act

April of 2017 – Regulations for the Act approved

July 28, 2017 – Submission deadline to submit a Letter of Intent to submit a Proposal for a Compassion Center

August – September 2017 – Department accepting Proposals for Compassion Centers

November of 2017 – Department to select Compassion Center licensees

By Summer of 2018 – Patient access to medical marijuana

 

The North Dakota Marijuana Business Proposal (Application) Process requires that you have specific essential plans when submitting your proposal. Learn more about the required and recommended business plans for North Dakota below.

 

REQUIRED NORTH DAKOTA BUSINESS PLANS FOR DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION PROPOSAL:

RECOMMENDED NORTH DAKOTA BUSINESS PLANS FOR MARIJUANA DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION APPLICATION:

  • -Marketing & Advertising Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Administration Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Product Labeling & Analysis Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Edible and Infusion Bakery Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Cleaning & Sanitation Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE
  • -Transportation Plan – CUSTOM SOLUTIONS AVAILABLE

For all available Business Plan Templates, please visit MMJ.com

Custom solutions for select plans available, email Info@DispensaryPermits.com for more information.

Interested in opening a medical marijuana facility in North Dakota? Don’t wait, start now and let us guide you through the process. Contact Us for a complimentary consultation.

DEMOGRAPHICS – NORTH DAKOTA

DECRIMINALIZED

Medical Use

DATE PASSED

November 8, 2016

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

On November 8 2016, North Dakota passed Measure 5 (North Dakota Compassionate Care Act) allowing for the establishment of a legal medical marijuana program in North Dakota. Registered patients suffering from 17 qualifying medical conditions will be able to access the medicine from up to ten compassion centers that will be authorized to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana within the state. The North Dakota Department of Health (Department) has been tasked to regulate the program.

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Cancer and its treatments; Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); Decompensated cirrhosis (Hepatitis C); Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease); Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or the treatment of these conditions; Crohn’s disease or Fibromyalgia; Spinal stenosis or chronic back pain including neuropathy or damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity; Glaucoma; Epilepsy; A chronic or debilitating disease medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe debilitating pain that has not responded to previously prescribed medication or surgical measures for more than three months or for which other treatment options produced serious side effects; intractable nausea; seizures; or severe and persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Department will be accepting Proposal/Applications for Compassion Centers (Dispensaries and Grows) from August – September 2017.

PATIENT BASE

TBD

NUMBER OF DISPENSARIES

Up to 8 potential dispensaries to be established by Summer of 2018

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