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How To Open A Dispensary In Arizona

Overview Are you looking to open a dispensary in Arizona? This page is dedicated to getting you up to date information relevant to opening up a cannabis business in Arizona.  On election day, November 3rd, Arizona became the 13th state to legalize recreational cannabis when voters passed Prop 207 by a 60% yes to a…
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November 28, 2020 0

How To Open A Dispensary In New Jersey

Overview  Are you wondering how to open a cannabis dispensary in New Jersey? This page is dedicated to keeping you up to date on the latest news and information relevant to opening a cannabis business in New Jersey. This includes helpful insights on what is to come next for the state.  On November 3rd, 2020,…
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November 9, 2020 0

How To Open A Dispensary In Maine

How to Open a Dispensary In Maine Overview Marijuana legalization has come a long way in Maine. In 1999, Maine legalized medical marijuana, starting a gradual push toward full legalization. In June 2019, Governor Janet Mills signed into law the legalization of recreational marijuana, intending to start sales spring of 2020. Due to a COV-ID…
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September 12, 2020 0

How To Open A Dispensary In New York

Overview  Are you wondering how to open a dispensary in New York? This page is dedicated to keeping you up to date on the latest news and information relevant to opening a cannabis business in New York. This includes helpful insights on what is to come next.  New York is considered one of the most…
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July 24, 2020 0

Can a Dispensary Lose its License?

Obtaining a license to own and operate a marijuana dispensary is a lengthy and costly process. Even after you become licensed and operational, there are still a plethora of regulations you must comply with. As a dispensary owner, you can expect your retail location to be frequently inspected for compliance by state agents.    These…
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March 4, 2020 0

The Cost of Operating a Dispensary

With the cannabis industry expanding, dispensaries are opening up around the country. Similar to opening retail stores in other industries, cannabis dispensary owners will need a physical location, a motivated team, high-quality products, and the technology to do it.  However, a cannabis dispensary is not just any retail shop. Opening a dispensary entails state applications,…
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February 19, 2020 0

How to Write the Perfect Dispensary Security Plan

Applying for a dispensary requires a prospective dispensary ownership group to develop plans for securing their cash, product, employees, and customers. The security plan is one of the most scrutinized aspects of your entire application; your security plan could win or cost you the license. The government wants to know every last detail about what…
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February 17, 2020 0

How to Open a Dispensary in Illinois

On January 1, 2020, Illinois will become the eleventh state to legalize adult-use marijuana and the first to develop a state marijuana program through legislation. This brings the national tally to 11, as well as Washington, D.C, joining this movement toward the widespread availability of cannabis products. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Cannabis Regulation and…
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December 9, 2019 0

How to Open a Dispensary in Pennsylvania

Cannabis is quickly being legalized on a state-by-state basis in the US. To date, 11 states and Washington, DC have legalized adult-use, and 33 states have legalized medical cannabis. Pennsylvania is one of the states where medical cannabis is legal. The process that took effect in April 2016 under Governor Tom Wolf, who signed Senate…
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November 20, 2019 0

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