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Medical Marijuana#

In Fort Collins, there are limitations on medical marijuana licenses as follows:

  • There may only be one licensed medical marijuana store for every 500 registered patients in Larimer County. This limitation does not apply to businesses that received a local license to operate prior to November 1, 2011.
  • The number of licenses in Fort Collins currently exceeds the license cap, and no new applications for medical marijuana stores are being accepted.
  • There is no limit on the number of medical marijuana products manufacturer licenses in Fort Collins.
  • Licenses for medical marijuana cultivation facilities supplying marijuana to licensed medical stores (under the same ownership) anywhere in Colorado are being accepted.
  • Social Equity Applicants: Must FIRST submit a finding of suitability application with MED. Please do NOT submit any regulated marijuana business license application (including for an Accelerator License) until you have been found suitable as a Social Equity Licensee. 

Please refer to the application forms page for the local application checklists and application information to start this process. 

Medical Marijuana Applications Page

Active/Approved Medical Marijuana Licenses#

  • Medical Marijuana Stores: 11 
  • Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facilities: 5 
  • Medical Marijuana Products Manufacturer: 2 
  • Medical Marijuana Testing Facilities: 0
  • Medical Marijuana Business Operators: 0
  • Marijuana Research and Development Facilities: 0
  • Social Equity Licensee: 0