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Missouri Application for Medical Marijuana Licenses

Missouri Application Process for Cultivation, Manufacturing, Testing, Transportation, Seed-to-Sale, or Dispensing Licenses

In Missouri, medical use of marijuana of qualifying patients is permitted. Entities which wish to process for cultivation, manufacturing, testing, transportation, seed-to-sale, or dispensing must apply to the Missouri Department of Health for a license. The Department began accepting application fees for the aforementioned licenses beginning on January 5th, 2019. The Department will begin accepting application forms beginning on August 3rd, 2019.

How to Apply for a License for Cultivation, Manufacturing, Dispensary, Testing, Transportation, and Seed-to-Sale licenses and Certifications.

  1. Fill out the Pre-Filed License Application and include the fee as a money order, certified check, or cashier's check. Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
    1. Cultivation Facility application fee: $10,000
    2. Dispensary Facility application fee: $6,000
    3. Medical Marijuana- infused Manufacturing facility application fee: $6,000
  2. Submit Pre-Filed License Application to the mailing or hand delivery address.


Dept. of Health Senior Services
Fee Receipt Unit
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570


Hand Delivery: 

Dept. of Health Senior Services
Fee Receipt Unit
920 Wildwood Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109

  1. Complete the application form. (Opens on August 3rd, 2019; closes December 31st, 2019.)

For cultivation, manufacturing, dispensary and testing facilities, Department of Health and Senior Services will accept applications from August 3, 2019, until close of business on August 17, 2019. 

Transportation License

The guidance for this application is currently unavailable but will be issued by the Department soon. 

Obtaining a license to grow, process, distribute or otherwise handle marijuana is a competitive process, but the Contact  at Leaf Legal will help you prevail. 

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