Building a Cannabis Dispensary in Missouri

Missouri Cannabis Legal Status: Medical Sales are Legal There is one primary governing body of Missouri cannabis: The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (Missouri DHSS) controls all aspect of the Missouri medical marijuana program. Construction is governed by the local municipal building department. Building Code Building a dispensary in Missouri is subject to …

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Building a Cannabis Dispensary in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Cannabis Legal Status: Medical Sales are Legal There is one primary governing body of cannabis construction and operation in Pennsylvania medical marijuana program: The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Office of Medical Marijuana. The PDH inspects the cannabis dispensaries for final operation approval, but construction means, and methods is also governed by the local municipal …

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Building a Cannabis Dispensary in Montana

Montana Cannabis Legal Status: Medical and Recreational Sales are Legal There is one primary governing body of cannabis construction and operation in Montana, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS). is responsible for licensing medical and recreational marijuana providers and dispensaries. Building Code Building a dispensary in Montana is subject to both …

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Building a Cannabis Dispensary in Michigan

MI Cannabis Legal Status: Medical and Recreational Sales are Legal The primary governing body that regulates Michigan cannabis dispensary construction is the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. The goal of the MRA is to establish Michigan as the national model for a regulatory program that stimulates business growth while preserving safe consumer access to marijuana. Construction …

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Building a Medical Cannabis Dispensary During the Covid-19 Pandemic

In late January 2020, Grow America Builders started construction on a new medical cannabis dispensary in Elizabeth, New Jersey, just across the river from Manhattan. It was scheduled to be a 12-week project. And then COVID-19 happened. Every construction project has its own challenges and problems, but we never had to complete a project under …

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By-Product of Legal Marijuana: Social Equity

The move towards legalizing cannabis has spurred many benefits, such as state revenue, medicinal therapy, and a legal alternative to combat the opioid epidemic. However, a less publicized effect from the repeal of cannabis prohibition is the social equity provisions that many states have been implementing.  What Is Happening? As states begin to legalize marijuana …

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