The state is currently licensing Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Marijuana Testing Facilities. However, a dispensary can only be owned by a licensed Provider. Read the regulations for details.
The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) oversees the medical cannabis program and has released the application information and requirements for would-be entrepreneurs. The state has not indicated when they will close the licensing period, so act quickly to get your applications submitted.
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To get ahead and be prepared when starting marijuana businesses, you should:
You'll need a business plan for licensing and even more so if you'll be seeking financing and investors or partners. See our Marijuana Company Business Plans page for details and get a business plan to fit your needs.
The state allows potential business owners to open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Montana. Whether this is possible or not will hinge entirely on the city and/or county of choice, as the state allows the local municipalities to ban or place moratoriums on whether to license marijuana dispensaries for operation or not.