Arizona Administrative Code
Section R9-18-303 - Applying for an Initial Marijuana Establishment License

Universal Citation: AZ Admin Code R 9-18-303

Current through Register Vol. 30, No. 12, March 22, 2024

A. To apply for an initial marijuana establishment license, an applicant shall electronically submit to the Department, during the application period specified according to R9-18-302(A)(1):

1. The following information in a Department-provided format:
a. The legal name of the proposed marijuana establishment;

b. The physical address of the proposed marijuana establishment's retail site;

c. The county in which the proposed marijuana establishment's retail site is located;

d. The following information for the applicant:
i. Name of the entity applying,

ii. Type of business organization,

iii. Arizona mailing address,

iv. Telephone number, and

v. E-mail address;

e. The name, residence address, and date of birth of each principal officer and each board member, according to R9-18-301;

f. The name, residence address, and, if applicable, date of birth of any person who is entitled to 10% or more of the profits of the proposed marijuana establishment;

g. Whether the applicant agrees to allow the Department to submit supplemental requests for information;

h. An attestation that, if the applicant is issued a marijuana establishment license, the proposed marijuana establishment will not operate until the proposed marijuana establishment is inspected and obtains an approval to operate from the Department;

i. An attestation that the applicant understands and will comply with the requirements in A.R.S. Title 36, Chapter 28.2, and this Chapter;

j. An attestation that information provided to the Department to apply for a marijuana establishment license is true and correct; and

k. The signatures of each principal officer and each board member of the proposed marijuana establishment according to R9-18-301 and the date signed;

2. Documentation that the applicant is in good standing with the Arizona Corporation Commission;

3. For each principal officer and each board member listed according to subsection (A)(1)(e), documentation of the principal officer's or board member's marijuana facility agent license;

4. An attestation, in a Department-provided format, from each principal officer and each board member listed according to subsection (A)(1)(e) that the principal officer or board member:
a. does not have an excluded felony offense, as defined in A.R.S. § 36-2801;

b. Does not have a direct or indirect familial or financial relationship with a marijuana testing facility; and

c. Has not had an ownership interest in a licensed marijuana business that had the license revoked in another state;


5. The application fee in R9-18-102(C) for a marijuana establishment license.

B. An applicant shall ensure that no principal officer or board member of the applying entity is a principal officer or board member on more than four other marijuana establishment license applications, for a total of no more than five marijuana establishment license applications, submitted according to subsection (A).

C. Before an entity with a marijuana establishment license begins operating a marijuana establishment, the entity shall apply for and obtain an approval to operate a marijuana establishment from the Department.

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