As state public health officials are calling for "social distancing" consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the Marijuana Enforcement Division is adopting measures to minimize exposure between employees and also between employees and the public.
Starting Wednesday, March 18, MED Business Operations will continue and services to the public will remain available, however, all MED office lobbies will not be open to the public. During this time, MED is providing modified licensing services, outlined below. Other than these adjustments to our licensing operations, it is business as usual at MED.
Any Colorado Regulated Marijuana Business Owner who has 10% interest, or greater or Controls* the Regulated Marijuana Business should submit the appropriate Finding of Suitability Application:
Regulated Marijuana Businesses withholding companies that were disclosed in MED business applications approved prior to November 1, 2019, may now be subject to suitability and licensure requirements pursuant to HB19-1090. Prior to the effective date of House Bill 19-1090, such holding companies were not subject to licensure requirements. However, the Division has identified prior-disclosed holding
- 1. Submit Application
Submit a completed MED Change of Ownership Application including all necessary supporting documentation. Please download the application and review it carefully to ensure you are eligible to hold this type of MED license.
- 2. Submit Identification
Your submission must include a copy of your driver license or Colorado ID Card.
- 3. Fingerprints
You must have your fingerprints taken prior to submitting your application. During this time, the MED will not be offering in-office fingerprint services. Applicants may have fingerprints taken using a third-party vendor. When submitting your application, please include a copy of your receipt showing you completed your fingerprints by visiting one of the following providers:
- 4. Pay Application Fee
The MED cannot complete the intake of your application without the application fee.
- Please include a check, money order or credit card authorization with your application submission. NO CASH will be accepted.
- To accommodate email submissions, the MED is also offering an online payment option available via the Colorado Interactive Payment System. For applicants using this online payment option, a MED staff member will contact you via email with a link to submit your payment.
- PLEASE NOTE: inaccurate payment may delay the issuance of your license. Full and proper payment is required, so please double check your payment before submitting it! For a summary of fees, please see our MED Fee Schedule.
How to Submit Your Application
Applications may be submitted to the Lakewood Office ONLY:
Submit by Mail
Marijuana Enforcement Division
1707 Cole Blvd., Suite 300
Lakewood, CO 80401
Drop Off Your Application
MED Lakewood Office will provide a secure receptacle for applicants to drop-off their new owner license applications from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays until further notice.