Washington

OPEN A DISPENSARY IN WASHINGTON

Dispensary/Cultivation Application Tools and Services: 

1. Download and read our FREE Guide To Getting Started In The Cannabis Industry 

2. Purchase our Roadmap To Success, a detailed summary and checklist of all the action items you will need to complete prior to application submission.

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

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

Program Overview:

Prior to the passing of I-502, which established a state regulated dispensary system for marijuana, patients had to produce their own source of marijuana. The Washington Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) regulates the state’s marijuana program and new applications will be processed through the Department of Revenue’s Business Licensing Service. I-502 creates three separate tiers: producer, processor, and retailer.

Information regarding each license is highlighted below:

Marijuana Producer Tier 1

– Tier 1 allows for two thousand square feet or less of dedicated plant canopy.

– To produce marijuana for sale at wholesale to marijuana processor licensees and to other marijuana producer licensees.

– $266 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

– $1062  Annual Fee for Issuance and Renewal

– Any entity and/or principals within an entity are limited to no more than three marijuana producer licenses.

Marijuana Producer Tier 2

– To produce marijuana for sale at wholesale to marijuana processor licensees and to other marijuana producer licensees.

– Tier 2 allows for between two thousand square feet and ten thousand square feet of dedicated plant canopy

– $266 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

– $1062  Annual Fee for Issuance and Renewal

– Any entity and/or principals within an entity are limited to no more than three marijuana producer licenses.

Marijuana Producer Tier 3

– To produce marijuana for sale at wholesale to marijuana processor licensees and to other marijuana producer licensees.

– Tier 3 allows for between ten thousand square feet and thirty thousand square feet of dedicated plant canopy.

– $266 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

– $1062  Annual Fee for Issuance and Renewal

– Any entity and/or principals within an entity are limited to no more than three marijuana producer licenses.

Marijuana Processor

– To process, package, and label usable marijuana and marijuana-infused products for sale at wholesale to marijuana retailers.

– Allowed to blend tested useable marijuana from multiple lots into a single package for sale to a marijuana retail licensee.

– $266 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

– $1062 Annual Fee for Issuance and Renewal

Marijuana Retailer 

– To sell only usable marijuana, marijuana-infused products, marijuana concentrates and marijuana paraphernalia at retail in retail outlets to persons twenty-one years of age and older.

– $266 Application Fee (Non-Refundable)

– $1062  Annual Fee for Issuance and Renewal

– Any entity and/or principals within any entity are limited to no more than three retail marijuana licenses with no multiple location licensee allowed more than thirty-three percent of the allowed licenses in any county or city.

The Washington Marijuana Business Application Process requires that you have specific essential plans when submitting your application. Learn more about the required and recommended business plans for Washington below.

 

REQUIRED WASHINGTON BUSINESS PLANS FOR DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION APPLICATION:

RECOMMENDED WASHINGTON BUSINESS PLANS FOR MARIJUANA DISPENSARY/CULTIVATION APPLICATION:

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DEMOGRAPHICS – WASHINGTON

DECRIMINALIZED

Recreational & Medical Use

DATE PASSED

November, 2012

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

I-502 passed in November of 2012, which established a state regulated dispensary system for marijuana access to those 21 years and older. The Washington Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) regulates the marijuana dispensary system program which allows for interested parties to apply for producer, processor and retailer licenses.

QUALIFYING MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Alzheimer’s Disease, Cachexia or wasting syndrome, Cancer, Cirrhosis, Glaucoma, HIV or AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizure disorders, Other conditions, as determined by rulemaking, that are: “(i) chronic or long-lasting; “(ii) debilitating or interferes with the basic functions of life; and (iii) A serious medical condition for which the use of medical marijuana is beneficial: (I) That cannot be effectively treated by any ordinary medical or surgical measure; “(II) For which there is scientific evidence that the use of medical marijuana is likely to be significantly less addictive than the ordinary medical treatment for that condition.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Ongoing opportunities

PATIENT BASE

10,268

NUMBER OF DISPENSARIES

60

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