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Contact and Program Details
Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics
Marijuana Registry
P.O. Box 110699
Juneau, AK 99811-0699
Phone: 907-465-5423

Arizona

Contact and Program Details
Aizona Department of Health Services (ADHS)
Medical Marijuana Program
150 North 18th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Phone: 602-542-1025

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

Please note starting April 18th, 2014, New fingerprinting procedures and forms will be Required. This will include the Dispensary Member/Agent Attestation Form, Fingerprint Verification Form and specific procedures found in the Fingerprint Instructions.

ADHS contracts with the Center for Toxicology and Pharmacology Education and Research (CTPER) which includes the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in Tucson and the Banner Good Samaritan Poison and Drug Information Center in Phoenix to provide information to patients and dispensaries. Please visit their website at for some important information about how to use medical marijuana safely.

The Poison and Drug Information Center also provides a 24-hour, 365 day hotline to take your calls regarding medical marijuana concerns such as uses of medical marijuana, side effects, time and effects, and mixing marijuana with other drugs. 1-800-222-1222

Registration Certificate Application

To learn more about how to submit a registration certificate application, see the links below:

Approval to Operate Application

At least 60 days before the expiration date of a dispensary registration certificate, an entity holding a registration certificate shall apply for and obtain an approval to operate a dispensary from the Department before operating. Keep in mind that an application for approval to operate a dispensary is not complete until the Department receives written notice that the dispensary is ready for an inspection. To learn more about how to submit an application for approval to operate a dispensary, see the links below:

At least 30 calendar days before the expiration date of the dispensary’s current dispensary registration certificate, a dispensary that has an approval to operate as a dispensary issued by the Department shall submit to the Department an application to renew the dispensary registration certificate. To learn more about how to submit an application to renew a dispensary registration certificate, see the links below:

To learn more about how to submit an infusion kitchen application, see the links below:

Dispensary Complaints

Complaints may be filed about an operating nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary by anyone with knowledge or concerns about a suspected violation of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act or Rules governing the operations of a licensed dispensary. To file a complaint, go to the link below, complete the complaint form and submit. The information will be sent to the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program. Please note that as per A.A.C. R9-17-309(C), complaints may not be filed anonymously.

  • File a Dispensary Complaint with azdhs.gov

California

Contact and Program Details
California Department of Public Health
Public Health Policy and Research Branch
Attention: Medical Marijuana Program Unit
MS 5202
P.O. Box 997377
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
Phone: 916-552-8600
Fax: 916-440-5591

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Colorado

Contact and Program Details
Medical Marijuana Registry
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
HSV-8608
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Phone: 303-692-2184

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

Statement of Understanding When the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) accepts an application for a MED Business License, each applicant owner must read, initial and sign a “MED Statement of Understanding.” This document serves as an agreement between the individual and MED that, upon receipt of a MED Marijuana Facility Business License, the individual will comply with all applicable Colorado statute and regulations themselves and in regard to the each marijuana facility for which they are licensed. Click HERE to view a copy of the MED Statement of Understanding.

Connecticut

Contact and Program Details
Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program
Department of Consumer Protection (DCP)
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 145
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-713-6006
Toll-Free: 800-842-2649

District of Columbia

Contact and Program Details
DC Health Regulation and Licensing Administration
899 N. Capitol Street, NE
2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-442-5955

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

Dispensaries centers may dispense medical marijuana to qualified patients in any form deemed safe which allows patients to eat, inhale, or otherwise use medical marijuana for medical purposes. Medical marijuana shall be subject to testing for quality assurance and safety purposes. Get more information on dispensaries and approval process to operate at the link below.

Delaware

Contact and Program Details
Delaware Department of Health and Social Services
Division of Public Health
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-744-4749
Fax: 302-739-3071

Florida

Contact and Program Details
Patient and Caregiver ID Card Applications:
PO Box 31313
Tampa, FL 33631-3313
Phone: 800-808-9580

Hawaii

Contact and Program Details
Department of Public Safety
Narcotics Enforcement Division
3375 Koapaka Street, Suite D-100
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: 808-837-8470
Fax: 808-837-8474

Illinois

Contact and Program Details
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Medical Cannabis
535 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
Phone: 217-782-3300

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Maine

Contact and Program Details
Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program (MMMP)
Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services
Department of Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-287-4325
toll-free: 1-855-355-4325

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

The Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services (DLRS) in the Department of Health and Human Services announced the selection of the last two dispensaries needed to complete the statewide dispensary system.

The dispensary system has been established to assist registered patients whose physicians believe they will benefit from the medical use of marijuana for certain serious medical conditions.

The dispensaries were chosen based on criteria outlined in the application instructions, including their plan to operate as a non-profit corporation long-term, convenience of location, prior business experience, patient education, record-keeping, inventory, and quality control.

Those who obtained the highest scores in their Districts and met the required minimum score of 70 were:

  • District 1 (York County): Safe Harbor Maine, Inc
  • District 2 (Cumberland County): Northeast Patients Group
  • District 3 (Androscoggin, Franklin, Oxford Counties): Remedy Compassion Center
  • District 4 (Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, Waldo Counties): Northeast Patients Group
  • District 5 (Kennebec, Somerset Counties): Northeast Patients Group
  • District 6 (Penobscot, Piscataquis Counties): Northeast Patients Group
  • District 7 (Hancock, Washington): Primary Organic Therapy, Inc
  • District 8 (Aroostook County): Safe Alternatives of Fort Kent

Cathy Cobb, Director of DLRS, will be meeting with each dispensary chief executive to review their progress and discuss the next steps. She anticipates it will take between two and three months for a dispensary to be open to patients.

Maryland

Contact and Program Details
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-6500

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

Massachusetts

Contact and Program Details
Department of Public Health of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
One Ashburton Place
11th Floo
Boston, MA 02108
Phone: 617-624-5062

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

mass.gov Dispensaries Home Page
Registered Marijuana Dispensary Application Process

Update on Application Process for Registered Marijuana Dispensaries

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health required all completed Phase 2 application forms for Registered Marijuana Dispensaries to be hand-delivered on November 21, 2013. A total of 100 Phase 2 applications were received by the Department on that day.

Only applicants who were approved in the Departments Phase 1 review were eligible to apply for the Phase 2 of dispensary selection..

The selection committee of RMD Application Committee Roster docx format of RMD Application Committee Roster evaluated Phase 2 applications based on such factors as appropriateness of the site, geographical distribution of dispensaries, local support, and the applicants ability to meet the overall health needs of registered patients while ensuring public safety.

Phase 2 applicants were asked to demonstrate local support during the Departments review process, and show that they can comply with all municipal rules, regulations, ordinances and bylaws. The Department is also developing a database to track patient and physician registrations, which will be available to law enforcement.

The voter-approved law allows the Department to register up to 35 non-profit Registered Marijuana Dispensaries across the state, with at least one but no more than five dispensaries per county.

Since the law took effect January 1, 2013, the Department has enjoyed significant public involvement through listening sessions and public hearings. DPH enacted regulations that have been called a model for other states to follow, and the Department has advanced the competitive dispensary application process on an aggressive timeline to ensure patient access

Michigan

Contact and Program Details
Michigan Medical Marihuana Program
Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30083
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-373-0395
Phone: 517-284-6400

Minnesota

Contact and Program Details
Minnesota Department of Health
Phone: 651-201-5598

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Office of Medical Cannabis published the formal Manufacturer Request for Application (RFA) on September 5, 2014.

The RFA is the states formal solicitation of applications from parties interested in becoming one of the two registered medical cannabis manufacturers responsible for growing, processing and distributing medical cannabis to Minnesotans with qualifying conditions. The RFA provides details on the application requirements and process.

Now that the RFA has been published, direct contact with MDH staff about the RFA is subject to the limitations documented in the RFA. Anyone having questions about the RFA, may submit them at [email protected]
Responses to all questions will be posted on the website at Minnesota Medical Cannabis Manufacturer Selection Questions and Answers.

Minnesota

Contact and Program Details
Medical Marijuana Program
Montana Department of Health and Human Services
Licensure Bureau
2401 Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 202953
Helena, MT 59620-2953
Phone: 406-444-0596

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

People often talk about medical marijuana being “prescribed” and “dispensed.” However, those terms are not contained in the law itself.

Marijuana remains a Schedule I controlled substance under federal and state law, meaning doctors cannot write prescriptions for it and pharmacies cannot stock or dispense it. In Montana, doctors instead provide “written certification” that:

  • a person has a “debilitating medical condition” that is listed in the Montana Medical Marijuana Act;
  • the potential benefits of the medical use of marijuana are likely to outweigh the health risks of using the marijuana.

Likewise, marijuana is not “dispensed.” However, individuals who are designated as “caregivers” may grow marijuana and provide it to patients who have specifically chosen the person to act as their caregiver. The role of the caregiver varies. Some provide medical marijuana to only one patient, while others have created businesses and supply medical marijuana to a relatively large number of patients.

Montana also does not have “dispensaries” as some medical marijuana states do. Dispensaries may sell marijuana to any registered medical marijuana user. There is no direct patient-provider relationship in those states, as there is in Montana

Nevada

Contact and Program Details
Nevada State Health Division
4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
Carson City, NV, 89706
Phone: 775-687-7594
Fax: 775-684-4156

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

If you have not already done so, we recommend that you sign up with the Medical Marijuana LISTSERV page. You can contact the Division through the MM LISTSERV email.

MM Establishments Contact Information Medical Marijuana Establishment (MME) Program
Bureau of Preparedness, Assurance, Inspections and Statistics
4150 Technology Way, Suite 106
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-684-3487
Email address: [email protected]

New Hampshire

Contact and Program Details
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Therapeutic Use of Cannabis Program
Office of Operations Support
NH Department of Health & Human Services
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: (603) 271-9234
Toll Free: (800) 852-3345, ext. 9234

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

New Jersey

Contact and Program Details
Department of Health (DOH)
P. O. Box 360
Tenton, NJ 08625-0360
Phone: 609-292-0424

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New Mexico

Contact and Program Details
New Mexico Department of Health
1190 Saint Francis Drive Suite S-3400
Santa Fe, NM 87502
Phone: 505-827-2321

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

Licensed Non-Profit Producers (LNPP) serve the Qualified Patients of New Mexico. The objective is to ensure the safe production, distribution and dispensing of medical cannabis to QP.

The Department of Health is monitoring the availability of medical cannabis and will notify the public when the need for additional Non-Profit Producers is identified. At that time the application process will be presented. For additional information please review the Licensing Requirements section of the NMAC.

New York

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

The Medical Marijuana Program will make medical marijuana accessible to patients with conditions including cancer, HIV/AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, neuropathies and Huntington’s disease. The law includes these conditions when there is a clinical association with or complication of the condition resulting in cachexia or wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures; or severe or persistent muscle spasms. Acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker is also exploring mechanisms that may accelerate access to medical marijuana for children suffering from epilepsy. The Health Commissioner may expand the list of eligible conditions for which medical marijuana certifications may be issued by practitioners.

Under the program, practitioners will be required to complete a training course and register with DOH to issue certifications to their patients for medical marijuana. Practitioners must certify that their patients have a serious condition and the patients are likely to receive therapeutic or palliative benefits from the use of medical marijuana for the serious condition in order to issue the certification. This process will ensure that medical marijuana is available only to patients with serious conditions who will benefit from the treatment.

DOH will issue certified patients a Registry Identification Card. Certified patients must apply to DOH for a registry identification card. Certified patients may designate a caregiver, who must also apply to DOH for a registry identification card. The card will contain the practitioner’s dosing recommendations for the patient. DOH will be able to suspend or revoke the card of a patient who willfully violates any provision of the law.

Organizations that wish to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana must apply to DOH for registration as a registered organization and, if approved, conform to specific requirements. Registration will be valid for two years at a time, will be renewable, and will be subject to revocation. Registered organizations will be required to comply with strict security and record-keeping requirements. The law allows for up to five registered organizations, located in New York State, to grow, manufacture, distribute and dispense marijuana for medical use. Each registered organization may operate up to four dispensing facilities statewide, for up to an initial total of 20 geographically-dispersed dispensing facilities.

Only medical marijuana dosage forms approved by DOH will be permissible for use. Registered organizations must contract with an independent laboratory located in New York State to test the medical marijuana products. Registered organizations will be able to dispense up to a 30-day supply of medical marijuana to certified patients with a valid registry identification card. Patients may only possess up to a 30-day supply of medical marijuana. The medical marijuana will be dispensed in a sealed and properly labeled package, with a safety insert included. Patients must keep the medical marijuana in the original packaging in which it was dispensed.

The proposed regulations for the State’s medical marijuana program can be accessed from the link below. Once the proposed regulations are adopted, DOH will then be able to accept applications from potential patients, practitioners, or manufacturers. Please continue to monitor the Department’s web page for updates.

Oregon

Contact and Program Details
Oregon Department of Human Services
Medical Marijuana Program
PO Box 14116
Portland, OR 97293
Phone: 855-244-9580

Medical Marijuana – Dispensaries

***If you are the PRF for an existing dispensary, but your dispensary registration has expired, you must follow the new application process and acquire a new MMD#, which will be processed in the order received. This could result in your application being denied if another application within 1000 feet of your location is submitted before yours.***?

Prepare Before You Apply

  • Read through this page to learn about the application process and the documents you’ll need
  • Review the rules governing Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries
  • Read the FAQ to learn more

Get Your Documents Ready

Person Responsible for the Facility (PRF) – This means an individual who owns, operates, or otherwise has legal responsibility for a facility and who meets the qualifications established in these rules and has been approved by the Authority.

Check your facility address with the Oregon School Locator. Make sure your facility is more than 1,000 feet from a primary or secondary school. You must have a facility address in order to apply to operate a dispensary. This is a tool and does not guarantee that your application will meet the 1000 foot buffer zone. A final determination will be made by the MMD staff only after an application has been submitted. Keep in mind that, while this tool displays many approved dispensaries, there are others that chose to remain confidential, and cannot be made public on our site.

Assemble the following information you will need for your application:

  • Address of (proposed) facility
  • Contact information for the PRF and Primary Owner (if different than PRF)
  • Identification number for one of the following forms of identification for the PRF:
    • Oregon Driver License
    • Oregon Identification Card
    • U.S. Military Identification
  • Oregon Secretary of State Business Registration Number (active or pending)
  • VISA or MasterCard for the $4,000 application fee, required at time of application

Documents you’ll need after you have successfully submitted your application and payment has been received:

  • Background check request and fingerprint authorization
  • Copy of Oregon Driver License or U.S. Military Identification
  • Proof of residency
  • Zoning documentation from governmental entity
  • Completed school proximity affirmation form that the proposed facility is not within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary, or career school attended primarily by minors

Application Process

1.Complete your online application. Success will automatically generate an e-mail which you should keep. If you do not receive an email, be sure to check to see if it was filtered into your spam or junk mail folder.

2.Write down the unique MMD number which is provided upon submission and which you will find in the email confirmation sent to you. You’ll use this MMD# on all your forms and correspondence with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program.

3.Pay the $4000 application fee. Your payment must be received before we can process your application. If your payment is not successfully processed, you will need to start over with a new application or follow the instructions in the email that is sent to you.

4.Complete your account verification. During the application process, you will create a user name and password. You will receive a separate email asking you to verify your new account. Until you complete this step, you will not be able to log in to your application after submission.

5.Provide the following documents to the program after your payment has been successfully received.

  • Proof of residency
  • Zoning documentation from governmental entity
  • Copy of Oregon Driver License, Oregon Identification Card, or U.S. Military Identification
  • Completed school proximity affirmation form that the proposed facility is not within 1,000 feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, secondary, or career school attended primarily by minors

You may either:

  • Sign into your application to upload these documents to your application under the “Documents” tab (no later than 5 p.m. on the fifth day after making payment), OR
  • Mail them, postmarked within five (5) calendar days of making payment, to: Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program
    Oregon Health Authority
    P.O. Box 14116
    Portland, OR 97293

All documents must be uploaded or postmarked within five (5) calendar days of your payment.

6.Complete a background check and submit your fingerprints to Salem, which must be postmarked within five (5) calendar days of your payment: DHS/OHA Background Check Unit
P.O. Box 14870
Salem, OR 97309-5066

Please be sure to include your MMD# on every item mailed to the MMD program. Program staff will use this number to match your items to your application form. Items submitted without a MMD# will not be matched to an application.

After You Apply

Your application will be reviewed according to the rules governing the registration of medical marijuana dispensaries. If your application meets the initial criteria, you will have 60 calendar days to reach full compliance with Dispensary Program requirements as outlined in OAR 333-008-1040(5). Once your dispensary is fully compliant, you must submit a Readiness Form to attest that you are ready for an assessment performed by the Dispensary Program. Failure to submit the Readiness Form within the timeframe will result in the application being returned as incomplete.

Upon receipt of the Readiness Form, the Dispensary Program will perform a site visit within 30 calendar days to determine compliance. If the facility is in compliance, you will receive notification that your dispensary is approved. A registration certificate, which must be displayed within the dispensary before you can begin to operate, will be given when the facility is ready to open.

If the facility is NOT in compliance, the Dispensary Program may:

  • Give 10 business days for the dispensary to come into compliance;
  • Propose to deny the registration; or
  • Consider the application to be incomplete.

If your application is not approved, $3,500 of your credit card payment will be refunded to the card and you will receive a letter explaining the reason(s) why your application was not approved.

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