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What marijuana/cannabis businesses can you start in Missouri?

Under the new regulations, enacted as of November 6, 2018, Missouri opened its doors for medical marijuana businesses. The regulations of this measure have provisions for:

    • Medical Marijuana Dispensary Facilities
    • Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities
    • Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturing Facilities
    • Medical Marijuana Testing Facilities

Applications for would-be entrepreneurs were closed on August 17. The state has not indicated when they will accept new applications.

What can I do right now?

How To Open a Marijuana Dispensary in Missouri

  1. Read through our Starter Package to figure out what your city will require for licensing and the boatload of other to-do items to have in place prior to submitting your applications for licensing.
  2. Setup your Marijuana Business Corporate Structure.
  3. Create your Marijuana Dispensary Business Plan.
  4. Acquire the necessary licenses (when available) to operate your retail store and be completely legal and compliant.
  5. Install the operational infrastructure to be in accordance with all regulations and then open your doors for business.

How To Grow/Cultivate Marijuana Legally in Missouri

Same as the above Marijuana Dispensary steps, the only difference is that you will be contracting with dispensaries and manufacturers to grow marijuana for them.

How To Start a Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Manufacturing Business In Missouri

Same as Retail Store steps, the only difference is that you will be contracting with dispensaries to provide your products to customers as well as contract with cultivators to grow marijuana for you, if you don't want to do it yourself.

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