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MMP Advisory Buy Medical Marijuana Merchandise in Advance of Grownup Use Market Opening

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MMP Advisory Buy Medical Marijuana Merchandise in Advance of Grownup Use Market Opening


Medical Marijuana Program Affected person Advisory: Buy Medical Marijuana Merchandise in Advance of Grownup-Use Market Opening to Keep away from Traces, Visitors

Grownup-Use Hashish Gross sales Start Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at 10 a.m.

January 6, 2023 — The Division of Shopper Safety is encouraging registered medical marijuana sufferers to buy their drugs previous to Tuesday to keep away from lengthy traces and site visitors that will develop round hybrid retailers as soon as the adult-use market opens as early as 10 a.m. on January 10, 2023.

“Whereas we hope there shall be no disruption or inconvenience to sufferers, it’s at all times greatest to be ready,” stated DCP Commissioner Michelle H. Seagull. “Sufferers who could make purchases forward of time, or have their drugs delivered, are suggested to take action. Though lots of the hybrid retailers will present separate checkout counters or money registers for Medical Marijuana Program sufferers, they might nonetheless expertise elevated site visitors, in addition to crowds in and across the hybrid retailers within the opening days of the market.”

The Medical Marijuana Program continues to serve practically 50,000 sufferers with qualifying situations. To buy medical marijuana merchandise from a medical marijuana dispensary or hybrid retailer, sufferers have to be licensed as having a qualifying situation by a practitioner after which acquire the suitable registrations with the Division of Shopper Safety.

The allotment of medical marijuana for registered sufferers is 5.0 ounces monthly. Merchandise bought by way of the Medical Marijuana Program should not topic to gross sales or different taxes as a result of medicine is nontaxable. Monetary help for low-income people and veterans within the Medical Marijuana Program can also be accessible at licensed institutions.

Sufferers within the Medical Marijuana Program will retain entry to merchandise with larger THC efficiency, and merchandise administered in medicinal types akin to capsules or tablets that won’t be accessible to adult-use customers.  As well as, even after the grownup use market opens, there shall be a number of medical-only dispensary services accessible to serve sufferers.

The $100 registration charge for Medical Marijuana Sufferers will not be charged as of July 1, 2023.

Hashish was permitted for adult-use in June 2021. Grownup-use gross sales will start Jan. 10, 2023 at licensed retailers. For details about Grownup-Use Hashish, go to

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