“Dispensary” Business Seminar – Pasadena, Ca

Dates: 01/01/1970 Dates: 01/01/1970 Times: 10:00 - 16:20 Location: 3500 E. Colorado bl. Pasadena, Ca 91109

So, you want to learn how to start a Marijuana Collective, Marijuana Delivery Service, Marijuana Co-op, Club, Smoke Shop, Cafe, Edibles or Confection Manufacture or Marijuana Grow Operation;

How much does it cost to open a dispensary in California 420 College and attorneys will be hosting a live seminar to go over all aspects of marijuana business operation.

420 College 2 Day Seminars are for YOU!!!

At 420 College – it all begins with helping YOU to understand what is proper, lawful and appropriate!

Our hands on medical marijuana business start-up seminars or one-on-one consultations are perfect to get started!

You get an intense day of advanced information about how to start and operate a medical marijuana patient collective (club or co-operative). This collective can cultivate and handle transactions between patient-members, while providing a community location for club activities, education and out-reach.

Find out how 420 College can help you in your business. Check out our Business Services.

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Focus is on how and why you need to start up your marijuana business PROPERLY and LEGALLY, under the state programs in your area!

Cannabis Dispensaries, co-ops, collectives, clubs and delivery services are SHUT DOWN every day because the groups operating them are doing business contrary to law. Learn what they are doing wrong and how to avoid making those same mistakes.

420 College’s primary objective is to – first and foremost – provide the facts of the law – period.
Objective #1: Step-by-step review of state requirements to start a business (in California. We cover Proposition 215, SB.420 and California Attorney General Guidelines for Non-Diversion, in Arizona, Prop 203; in Colorado, Amendment 20, etc). (This varies by state and county, in some cases)
Objective#2: Types of business structure to use to start, compare different types of careers.
From DAY ONE – you will know more about:
  • Creating a step-by-step business plan to start your weed business.
  • Marijuana business licenses.
  • Marijuana business permits and other marijuana business paper work needed.
  • You will also get all forms are necessary to start and run your cannabis business.
  • Where are the best locations to open your business.
  • What to write and what not to write on marijuana business application.
  • Where to go to get what you need.
  • Not for Profit and Non-profit options.
  • Are “C” Corp, “S” Corp, and LLC options best for you and can you operate with those entities?
  • Mutual Benefit Corporation option.
  • Marijuana business tax information.
  • Who gets to pay taxes.
  • How to pay marijuana business tax.
  • Who is subject to income tax.
  • Bookkeeping for a marijuana collective.
  • Volunteers and employees.
  • W-2’s and 10-99’s.
  • Difference between Medical Marijuana Business and Agricultural Marijuana Business.
  • We’ll answer the question “How will I make money if it’s a non-profit?”
  • Who owns the marijuana business? Can I sell it?
  • How to facilitate transactions.
  • Bookkeeping and paying taxes. for a marijuana business.
  • General Liability Insurance to cover your business and crop.
  • Marijuana merchant account services for your business.
  • Pros and Cons of retail marijuana business, marijuana delivery business and grow operations.
  • Advertising strategies, where and how to get patients for your collective.
  • Where to get marijuana for your collective.

Most Importantly

  • Resources Needed to Start?

DAY 1 (continued)

medical marijuana patient rights and dispensary responsibilities

Medical Marijuana Patient Rights

Co-op/Collective/Club Responsibilities
VERIFY Recommendations/ID

Becoming A Medical Marijuana Patient **:
Medical Benefits of Marijuana and history of Marijuana

medical marijuana business questions

Objective: to educate students on history, facts, and statistics about illegality of marijuana.

medical marijuana doctor physician recommendation forms

We cover what type of physician or doctor’s recommendation “certificate or letter” is required, by the state or locality, to be in the possession of THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENT FOR VERIFICATION and what you must do with this information.

medical marijuana id card
As a collective, coop, club, delivery service, dispensary or “other” – you must operate within the specifications of the local law which requires that specific forms and procedures be followed to verify a patient, to validate the authorization to grow (as a collective farm for “many”), as a commercial operating “farm” for larger collectives (more than 50 people).
Contact information for organizations and groups that can help advocate the use of medical marijuana in your area are available, to all Alumni, online.
** Contact information from local doctor’s, that provide patient consultations and referrals, will be provided in your handouts, when available in your area.


420 college - marijuana cultivation classesDAY 2: Cultivation, Harvest, Processing Safety, Security, Use, Edibles

For Experienced Growers Let’s compare notes and you may find a few new tips or tricks, along the way.

For Beginner Growers – LEARN the basics on how to grow marijuana per your physician’s recommendation or for the members of your collective.

Cultivation is Part ART & Part Science – and STILL 100% Illegal – if you don’t follow the law! What documents you have to have posted in order to be compliant with California law.


Focus is on what and how you can achieve the BEST Results to safely cultivate, produce and use MMJ for your better health!


marijuana grow room

You Will Be Taking Lessons
Professional Growers.

medical marijuana business questions

Objective: Learn the steps to take to insure you can produce medicinal quality cannabis from seeds, starter plants (clones) all the way through to harvest.
  • How to get started and produce your own medicine
  • Strain selection, space required
  • Growing indoors, outdoors and hydroponics.
  • Instructions for watering, lighting, ventilation, cycles.
  • Equipment that will be needed.
  • Detailed instructions on pest control, smell abatement, security, pH balance, and drying/curing.
  • How to package the marijuana.
edible medical marijuana recipes

Cooking, Edibles And Extracts: Use your medicine by other means.

medical marijuana business questions

Objective: you will learn that there are hundreds of edible cannabis products that are now available:

  • Confections – candies and ice creams
  • Cheesecakes, brownies and other “goodies”
  • Use in Cooking, Salad Dressings and Drinks.
  • Concentrates
  • Extracts
  • PROPER Packaging
  • And food and “edible” handling and safety
  • Popular Recipes

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