Before receiving medical cannabis, patients must register with the Puerto Rico Department of Health.
Current Estimated Patient Counts: 1,953 (Costa Rica Star Dec 2016)
How do I receive certification or referral for the Medical Cannabis Program in Puerto Rico?
In order to receive a certification or referral for the Medical Cannabis Program all the following criteria must be met:
- The patient has a medical condition that is listed under the qualifying medical conditions for the Medical Cannabis Program
- The patient’s medical condition is chronic and debilitating
- Standard medical treatments have failed to provide adequate relief for the patient
- The benefits of using medical cannabis outweigh the detrimental side effects
Does my condition qualify for Medical Cannabis in Puerto Rico?
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Cancer or other conditions that cause severe nausea
- Crohn’s disease
- Hepatitis C
- HIV/AIDS or other conditions that cause cachexia
- Multiple Sclerosis or other conditions that cause severe spasms
- Parkinson’s disease
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Spinal cord injury or other conditions that cause severe pain
- Other illnesses that are not responsive to traditional medicine.
Medical Cannabis Registration Fees for Patients
Dispensaries sell legal cannabis, and cannabis products, to responsible adults in compliance with local regulations.
What are the fees for Dispensaries?
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.
Dispensary License Application
Cultivators are responsible for growing cannabis. Mature plants are harvested and transferred to a Processor.
What are the Fees for a Cultivation License in Puerto Rico?
- Up to 10,000 sq ft: $10,000
- 10,000 to 20,000 sq ft: $15,000
- 20,001-30,000 sq ft: $25,000
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.
Cultivation License Application
Manufacturer’s take harvested cannabis from Cultivators and create derivative extracts for edibles, concentrates, topicals, and prepacks. Manufacturer’s can also whole sale products.
What are the Fees for a Manufacturing License in Puerto Rico?
- Up to 5,000 sq ft: $10,000
- 5,001- 25,000 sq ft: $20,000
- 25,001+ sq ft: $30,000
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.
Manufacturer License Application
Distributors are responsible for transporting cannabis, and finished cannabis derivatives, to licensed dispensaries.
What are the Fees for a Distribution License in Puerto Rico?
Distributor License Application
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 Laboratory License in Puerto Rico?
Testing Lab Application