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Colorado 2017-07-05T18:02:04+00:00

Colorado Knowledge Center:

Created to provide helpful information about the Colorado Cannabis Industry.

Medical Cannabis Info

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Dispensaries, called Medical Marijuana Centers, sell legal cannabis, and cannabis products, to responsible adults in compliance with local regulations.  Owners of this type of facility must also own and operate at least one Medical Marijuana Cultivation and produce a minimum of 70% of all on-hand inventory

What are the fees associated with a dispensary license?

Type 1 1-300 patients

  • Application Fee: $6,000
  • License Fee: $3,000

Type 2 301-500 patients

  • Application Fee: $10,000
  • License Fee: $6,000

Type 3    501+ patients

  • Application Fee: $14,000
  • License Fee: $8,000

What kind of point-of-sale do I need to operate a Dispensary?

Most states require dispensaries to track and trace all of their cannabis-related products for regulatory and compliance reporting requirements. Our Dispensary Point of Sale and inventory management system provides comprehensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking with a focus on compliant data points.  If your state requires seed-to-sale systems to stay compliant, BioTrackTHC has you covered.  Our system is customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each and every state.

Optional Premises Cultivation: A facility which cultivates Medical Marijuana; there are no Independent Medical Marijuana Optional Premises Cultivation (OPC) Licenses –  these facilities must be associated with either a Medical Marijuana Center or Infused Product Manufacturer facility and may only provide their product to that specific entity. 

What are the fees for an Optional Premises Cultivation License?

  • Application Fee: $1,000
  • License Fee: $1,500
A facility which produces Medical Marijuana infused products such as: edibles, concentrates (hash), tinctures or beverages. These facilities are only authorized to wholesale their products to MED licensed Medical Marijuana Centers.

What are the fees for an Infused Product License?

  • Application Fee: $1,000
  • License Fee: $1,500

What kind of tracking system do I need to operate a Processing or Manufacturing Facility?

Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor processing and manufacturing efforts, which is especially important in this part of the supply chain due to conversions into multiple byproducts and higher amounts of waste.  Our processing seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive conversion tracking focused on compliant data points.  Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.

A facility which conducts testing and research on Medical Marijuana for MED Medical Marijuana business Licensees.  The facility may develop and test Medical Marijuana products.

What are the fees for a testing facility license?

  • Application Fee: $1,000
  • License Fee: $1,500

What conditions qualify for medical marijuana in Colorado?

  • Cancer.
  • Glaucoma.
  • HIV or AIDS.
  • Cachexia.
  • Persistent muscle spasms.
  • Seizures.
  • Severe nausea.
  • Severe pain.

Adult Use Cannabis Info

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Retail stores sell legal marijuana, and marijuana products, to responsible adults in compliance with local regulations.

What are the fees associated with a retail license?

  • Medical Marijuana Center Applying For A Retail Marijuana Store License
    • Application Fee: $2,000
  • New Retail Marijuana Establishment Applicants
    • Application Fee: $5,000
    • License Fee: $1,500

What kind of point-of-sale do I need to operate a Dispensary?

Most states require dispensaries to track and trace all of their cannabis-related products for regulatory and compliance reporting requirements. Our Dispensary Point of Sale and inventory management system provides comprehensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking with a focus on compliant data points.  If your state requires seed-to-sale systems to stay compliant, BioTrackTHC has you covered.  Our system is customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each and every state.

Grower (also commonly referred to as Producers or Cultivators) – responsible for growing cannabis. Mature plants are harvested and transferred to a Processor.

What are the fees for a retail cultivation facility?

Tier 1: 1,800 plants

  • Application Fee: $5,000
  • License Fee: $1,500

What kind of tracking system do I need to operate a Cultivation Facility?

Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor cultivation efforts and inventory.  Our cultivation seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive data tracking with an emphasis on compliance.  Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.

Expanded Production Management Fees

  • Tier 2 (1,801 – 3,600 plants) – $1,000
  • Tier 3 (3,601 – 6,000 plants) – $2,000
  • Tier 4 (6,001 – 10,200 plants) – $4,000
  • Tier 5 (10,201 – 13,800 plants) – $6,000
  • Each additional tier of 3,600 plants over Tier 5 – $1,000
Processors take harvested cannabis from Cultivators and create derivative extracts for edibles, concentrates, topicals, and prepacks. Finished products are transported to Retail stores.

What are the fees for a Manufacturing license?

  • Application Fee: $5,000
  • License Fee: $1,500

What kind of tracking system do I need to operate a Processing or Manufacturing Facility?

Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor processing and manufacturing efforts, which is especially important in this part of the supply chain due to conversions into multiple byproducts and higher amounts of waste.  Our processing seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive conversion tracking focused on compliant data points.  Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.

Laboratories test cannabis for concentration and contaminants. Prior to entering the consumer market, all regulated cannabis is required to undergo quality assurance testing.

What are the fees for a testing lab license?

  • Application Fee: $1,000
  • License Fee: $1,500

Colorado Seed-to-Sale Traceability Info:

Colorado requires all licensees, Medical and Recreational, report to the Marijuana Enforcement Division tracking system, Franwell METRC. For more information about seed to sale tracking in Colorado click here.

Colorado’s Marijuana Program is operated by the Colorado Department of Revenue

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For the latest cannabis-related legislative updates on Colorado, check out our Cannabis Bill Tracker!

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