Initiative 502: Producing, processing and retailing marijuana
Note: Applications for medical, retailers, growers, producers and processors are not being accepted at this time.

Marijuana research

A Marijuana research license is required for the licensee to produce, process, or possess marijuana to conduct scientific research on marijuana and marijuana-derived products.


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Post your license

A license must be posted at each location where the licensee operates. You may not begin this business activity until you receive a Business License document listing the required endorsement(s).

How to apply

Apply by using one of the following options:


Specialty license Fee
Marijuana research $250
Other fees that may apply Fee
Registering your buiness name as a trade name $5
Business License Application $19 (non-refundable)

Regulatory questions
Liquor and Cannabis Board
Phone: 360-664-1600