Do you have a passion for cannabis? Do you have green dreams to become a profitable licensed cannabis operator? Considering entering the cannabis cultivation side of the supply chain? You’re in the right place. But before you dive into the market of legalized marijuana, it’s important that you have a thorough understanding of the types of cultivation licenses and the costs associated with starting your cannabis cultivation business.
Cannabis cultivation license requirements vary by state and regulatory requirements may change at any time. In California, for example, your cultivation license types and costs will vary based on the size of your growing area and type of lighting used, with additional licenses needed for nursery operations or drying, harvesting, and processing. In the highly-regulated (yet also highly-lucrative) cannabis cultivation industry, it’s important to stay on top the cultivation licensing requirements and renewals. We’re here to break down the most important details of each license type to set you up for success before the first seed is sown.