ARS § 36-2804

ARS § 36-2804 2017-02-11T16:59:53+00:00

Arizona Revised Statutes Section 36-2804 – Registration and certification of nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries

A. Nonprofit medical marijuana dispensaries shall register with the department.

B. Not later than ninety days after receiving an application for a nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary, the department shall register the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary and issue a registration certificate and a random 20-digit alphanumeric identification number if:

1. The prospective nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary has submitted the following:

(a) The application fee.

(b) An application, including:

(i) The legal name of the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary.

(ii) The physical address of the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary and the physical address of one additional location, if any, where marijuana will be cultivated, neither of which may be within five hundred feet of a public or private school existing before the date of the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary application.

(iii) The name, address and date of birth of each principal officer and board member of the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary.

(iv) The name, address and date of birth of each nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary agent.

(c) Operating procedures consistent with department rules for oversight of the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary, including procedures to ensure accurate record-keeping and adequate security measures.

(d) If the city, town or county in which the nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary would be located has enacted zoning restrictions, a sworn statement certifying that the registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary is in compliance with the restrictions.

2. None of the principal officers or board members has been convicted of an excluded felony offense.

3. None of the principal officers or board members has served as a principal officer or board member for a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary that has had its registration certificate revoked.

4. None of the principal officers or board members is under twenty-one years of age.

C. The department may not issue more than one nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate for every ten pharmacies that have registered under section 32-1929, have obtained a pharmacy permit from the Arizona board of pharmacy and operate within the state except that the department may issue nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificates in excess of this limit if necessary to ensure that the department issues at least one nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary registration certificate in each county in which an application has been approved.

D. The department may conduct a criminal records check in order to carry out this section.

Caution: 1998 Prop. 105 applies.  This text is current as of 12/26/10.  Check here for updates.