How to Open a Dispensary

DispensaryOpening a dispensary requires permits, inspections, licensing, real estate, building modifications, dispensary design, POS, SOPs, human resources, signage, suppliers, packaging, labeling, quality control, security, tracking, compliance, a multitude of details and unforeseen issues.

Opening a dispensary requires a large investment of money and time. It is high risk! Done correctly and with the expert knowledge of how to proceed after licensing you can lessen risks, launch sooner, and be successful.

The How to Open a Dispensary business course is $325.00. The 3.5 hour How to Open a Dispensary covers the following topics:

Retail Design – Merchandising – Human Resources – SOPs

Product Development – Vertical Integration – Private Labeling

Procurement of Raw Materials – Inventory – Wholesale

Compliance – Packaging – Setting up Manufacturing Facility

Creating customer loyalty – Sales

Pitfalls – Solutions – Success

The instructor is Colorado based, Jessica Young, founder and CEO of Fullbloom Consulting. Jessica has been instrumental in starting dispensaries and in revitalizing failing facilities.

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Denver March 25

2;00 – 6:00

2044 E. Evans Ave.

April 16 Houston

2:00 – 6:00


Chicago June 25

2:00 – 6:00


Grand Rapids Sept 10

2:00 – 6:00


Westlake Village Nov. 12

2:00 – 6:00


Orlando Dec. 3

2:00 – 6:00


How to Open a Dispensary will be available as a download July 2020. The 9 hour business course download includes:

  • Retail Design
  • Merchandising
  • Product Development
  • Vertical Integration
  • Private Labeling
  • Compliance
  • Setting up Manufacturing Facility
  • Procurement of raw materials
  • Inventory
  • Wholesale
  • Creating customer loyalty
  • Packaging
  • Sales
  • Pitfalls, Solutions, Success

Additional instruction is provided by Preston Gardner, Amber Wick and Jennifer Gyllenskog and covers the topics:

  • Writing SOP’s
  • Setting up HR
  • OSHA
  • Marketing
  • Designing Pitch Decks
  • Understanding Business Contracts
  • Intellectual Property