What should MMJ entrepreneurs expect from their insurance agent? Besides providing the correct coverages for one’s business, a dedicated insurance professional can deliver other services that support your goal of obtaining an ADHS dispensary license.
For example: to help prospective dispensary owners finalize their applications, agents can provide them with quotes for all pieces of the business: General Liability, Professional Liability, Property (to include Crop [...]
Question: Should I be the sole owner of my Arizona medical marijuana dispensary?
Answer: Probably not. Although the Arizona Department of Health Services rules allow an Arizona medical marijuana dispensary to be owned by a single person (a sole proprietor) or a company that has only one owner, I strongly recommend that no [...]
Question: Can I create a business in Arizona that only grows marijuana and sells it to licensed medical marijuana dispensaries?
Answer as of 1/31/11: Yes. The January 31,2011, second draft of the rules eliminated the requirement that all dispensaries grow any portion of the marijuana. A condition to growing, however, is that the grower must [...]
Possible Class Action Lawsuit Against the Arizona Department of Health Services
Several non-Arizona residents who want to apply for and obtain a license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary in Arizona have asked me if I would file a class action lawsuit against the Arizona Department of Health Services to force it to [...]
Good news. The first draft of the proposed Arizona medical marijuana rules issued by the Arizona Department of Health Services on December 17, 2010, says that the entity that owns and operates a medical marijuana dispensary can be a limited liability company (the preferred entity of choice in Arizona), a corporation, sole proprietorship [...]