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If you are interested in starting your medical marijuana delivery service in the state of California, there are several things to consider, like whether or not the city or county in which you want to establish your business has a enacted a ban on cannabis businesses. Or, to pursue an M-Type License or A-Type License (Medical or Adult Use). As of November 8, 2016, California changed its laws surrounding recreational marijuana with the passing of Prop 64 or AUMA, allowing for retail, manufacturing, cultivation, and distribution with a state and local cannabis license. Applications for state licenses, medical and recreational, should be available in Q4 of 2017, roughly October or November according to the BMCR. So, if you are considering a new legal cannabis venture and are curious about how to start a legal marijuana delivery service, Start Your Collective has the experience, professionalism, and knowledge of the continually changing rules and regulations in the state of California. We can help guide you through the process of conceptualizing, planning, and actualizing your business and making sure your business is aligned properly with MAUCRSA the latest cannabis regulations. And best of all, we will be there to help you, every step of the way with our consulting service.

Rather than opening a traditional brick and mortar store front or Dispensary which can be cost prohibitive, starting a cannabis or delivery service (License Type 10) can be a much more realistic and cost-effective way to start and grow your business in this new industry. By choosing to stay mobile, the barriers to entry (buildout,deposits,fixtures,displays,furniture) are much lower, thereby making your entrance into the industry easier and less expensive.

With lower overhead, you will be free to explore your business options like marketing strategy, menu selection, and branding. Certain patients who find it hard to leave their homes or cannot physically spend extended periods of time in transit will appreciate delivery. Chances are, they will also enjoy the level of specialized and individual attention they will receive from your delivery service, as it will make the experience seem all that much more tailored to their needs. People appreciate being catered to and given personal attention. Some people just prefer the luxury of not leaving the house. Patients enjoy when you can bring the dispensary experience right to their home or office.

In fact, this LA times article, Weedmaps advertised over 2,600 delivery services nationwide, with most located in California.
Convenience is a very desirable quality for consumers. They want a comfortable and pleasant experience from the beginning of the transaction to the point of sale. Providing a convenient service for medical marijuana patients who would rather obtain their medicine at their home or office is an ever-increasing market that is really just getting started in the state of California. Starting a medical marijuana delivery service might be the most cost-effective and realistic way for you to meet the needs of patients while maintaining the highest cost-benefit ratio to you. Whatever your needs, Start Your Collective is here to help.


cds copyLearning how to start a medical cannabis delivery service is a sensible alternative to starting a Dispensary. Lower up front costs, less exposure to
law enforcement and hostile local citizens equals longevity for delivery services. One note to keep in mind is the state of California does not currently have a license category for “Delivery Services” only brick and mortar store front locations. But, AB64 currently making its way through the California legislator would add a “Delivery Service” license category to both cannabis systems in California, AUMA and Prop 64. Please call your state legislator and demand they vote yes on AB64. In short keep an eye on AB64 and any subsequent changes in regards to delivery services on a state level.

Start Your Collective is here to answer all of your questions about how to start a cannabis delivery service. Whether you are interested in operating the business on your own or are considering hiring employees for dispatch and delivery, Start Your Collective can help you create an entity that works with your budget and keeps you on the right track.

Learning how to start a delivery service involves a lot of steps and can be a confusing process when trying to sort through all of the new laws and regulations like AUMA, MCRSA, MAUCRSA, SB94, SB837, and a slew of subsequent cannabis bills working through the California legislator. Choosing to accept credit cards as forms of payment, opening bank accounts, or taking out the appropriate insurance policies all can get confusing and can slow down the process of opening your business. Rather than attempting to wade through all of the details, let us help you so that you are free to focus on targeting your market via platforms like Weedmaps and Leafly or team up with companies like Eaze, GreenRush, or Meadow and let them do the marketing for you. Utilizing our services will give you unlimited access during business hours with questions concerning the operation of your business. Seriously, unlimited emails, phone calls and text messages for 90 days or 1 year. It’s time consuming yes, but we feel that the better information our clients have the more successful they will become. And that is what makes our business look great. When we can point to a successful client and advertise that we organized and helped you through the formation process.

Rest assured, Start Your Collective will guide you through a highly streamlined and easy to understand the process of learning how to start a cannabis delivery service in California. If you would like to know more about out how to become a medical marijuana delivery service, call us today! We will provide you with experienced and professional business consulting services for all cities and counties in the entire state of California. No matter where you are thinking of starting your delivery service, whether Humboldt or San Diego, Start Your Collective is here to provide you with all of the tools you will need to ensure a business that is in compliance with all state laws and regulations.

Currently the most popular means of retail. Weedmaps has a estimated 2,500 delivery services registered. Discrete operations ensure most delivery services operate without harassment from local authorities.

Call us over the phone we can provide business consulting services in the entire state of California (San Francisco, Sonoma, L.A., Riverside, San Diego), no need to travel, to take advantage of our service!

No storefront/brick mortar location needed.

Lower barriers to enter the market compared when compared to Cultivation and Dispensary.

Provide a convenient service for medical marijuana patients who would rather obtain their medicine at home then abroad.

This LA times article counted 2,617 delivery services on Weedmaps in the US as of July 2014.

Operate a Medical Marijuana Delivery Service in compliance with state law

Deliver directly to the patients home or office.

Advertise on Weedmaps and Leafly

Join Platforms like Eaze, GreenRush and Meadow

Accept credit cards

Rent commercial office/location.

Place employees (dispatch/drivers) on payroll

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