Applications were released today for Conditional Adult Use Dispensing Organizations. The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation will begin accepting applications on December 10, 2019, and all applications must be submitted by January 2, 2020, at noon.
You’ve been planning your cannabis application for months. Now it’s time to start writing!
The application is broken into 10 scored sections for a total of 250 points.
The most emphasis has been placed on the Security and Record Keeping section and the Business Plan, Financials, Operating Plan, and Floor Plan section. Both sections are worth 65 points each.
Other scored sections are:
According to the state, scoring and awards will be likely be announced on or before May 1, 2020.
The thoroughness and quality of these sections could allow you to open your business – or prevent you from opening at all if you’re unprepared.
Not sure what to do or unsure on where to start? Hire an expert consultant with experience in the cannabis industry!
Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has written over 200 city/state applications for dispensaries and cultivation facilities in 24 states, including Illinois in the last round. Our professionally written security sections have received an average score of 96%. Additionally, we have managed the build outs of over 50 successful cannabis businesses and trained several staffs on security awareness and protocols.
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For the Illinois application, we are prepared to write the entirety of Exhibit H: Security. This section outlines safety and security procedures for cannabis, the facility, and its employees. This section has a page limit of 50 pages, and historically, the highest scoring applications are near or at this mark.
Our experience and expertise is also applicable for some security adjacent sections and services. For the Illinois application we are equipped to assist with Exhibit G: Recalls, Quarantine, and Destruction Plan, Exhibit I: Inventory Monitoring and Recordkeeping Plan, and Exhibit J: Proposed Floor Plan.
It’s a lot of work, so don’t do it alone! Connect with us today for a free consultation and let us help you succeed in the cannabis industry.