Jun 2022
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Missouri Dispensary Application Opportunities



Missouri last accepted dispensary license application in August 2019.  Missouri will announce the next license application window at least 6 months prior to the due date.

Why is it important?

Each state has its own time frames for accepting dispensary licensing.  Some are always receiving applications and others have specific time windows for applications. If there is a specific time window, you want to make sure to prepare your application in time.  In the case of Missouri, you'll want to keep an eye on the state website and sign up for their newsletter so you are in the know when the next application time opens.

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Division30—Division of Regulation and Licensure
Chapter 95—Medical Marijuana

19 CSR 30-95.040 Medical Marijuana Facilities Generally

(1) Application Processes. The department will begin accepting applications for licensing and certification of cultivation, infused products manufacturing, dispensary, testing, and transportation facilities on August 3, 2019.

(A) The department will receive applications for facility licenses or certifications electronically through a department-provided, web-based application system. In the event of application system unavailability, the department will arrange to accept applications in an alternative, department-provided format and will notify the public of those arrangements through its website.

(B) For cultivation, manufacturing, dispensary, and testing facilities, the department will publish, on its website, time periods during which it will accept applications for review. All complete applications received by the department that are submitted during the application time periods will be approved or denied within one hundred fifty (150) days of that application’s submission.

1. Any application fees submitted before or during the first application time period and during any subsequent application period are nonrefundable.

2. After the first application time period, any application fees submitted outside of an application time period will not be accepted.

3. If licenses or certifications are available after a time period for accepting applications has passed, the department will deter- mine when to publish, on its website, a new time period during which it will accept applications and will publish that new time period on its website at least six (6) months prior to the beginning of that time period.