Colorado will begin accepting Retail Marijuana applications on October 1, 2013

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The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division will begin accepting Retail Marijuana applications on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

The following is stated in section 12-43.4-104 of the revised statute.

“On or after October 1, 2013, a person who is operating in Good Standing a Licensed Medical Marijuana Center, and Optional Premises Cultivation License, or a Licensed Medical Marijuana-Infused Products Business or a person who had a pending application with the State Licensing Authority prior to December 10, 2012, has paid all applicable licensing fees, and has not yet had that application approved, may apply for a Retail Marijuana Establishment License under this article.”

To apply, applicants must submit a completed MED Retail Marijuana business license and surety bond form. As stated on the bond form, the surety bond must be in the amount of $5,000.00.

In order to submit an application, all applicants must schedule an appointment to meet with a background investigator who will review all application materials. At the time of application submission, all applicants must pay the required fees (listed here).

Applicants can schedule appointments by emailing [email protected]. Visit the Colorado Department of Revenue’s website for more information.

Don’t miss out on this new opportunity because you don’t have the required surety bond. If you need a surety bond in Colorado or any other state, contact SuretyBonds.com online or by phone at 1 (800) 308-4358 Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST. You’ll be connected with an expert surety specialist who will walk you through each step of the bonding process.