Date Published: April 13, 2023

The state will accept applications for 22 Florida Medical Marijuana Licenses. in late April, in a long-awaited move. Florida has only one type of marijuana cultivation license, which comes bundled with the MTC license. MTCFlorida Medical Marijuana Licenses licenses permit MTC to grow marijuana on the state-recommended scale. Licensed MTCs in Florida practice vertical integration. As such, they must cultivate, process, and transport their marijuana products. Applications for the 22 new licenses will be accepted by the state between April 24 and April 28 2023. The application cost has more than doubled from the last time licenses were issued from  $60,830 to  $146,000.

Completed applications (Form DH8013-OMMU) for Florida Medical Marijuana Licenses must be submitted with the following:

  • A non-refundable application fee of $146,000
  • A written proof from the Florida Department of State or Department of Revenue confirming that the applicant has a Florida registered business that has existed for at least five years. The applicant’s name on the application must match the name on any such supporting documentation.
  • Written evidence that the applicant holds a current Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services certificate of registration.
  • A list of the owners, managers, officers, and board members together with the date of their most recent Level-2 background check within one year of the application

Completed license application forms and supporting documentation should be hand-delivered to:

The Department of Health
Office of Medical Marijuana Use
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, Florida

If the application is successful, before the license is issued, the applicant must provide a surety bond in the amount of $5,000,000. The term of the license and surety bond is two years.

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