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How to Start a Indoor Commercial Cannabis Grow in California


How to Start a Commercial Cannabis Grow in California 

          California was the first state to legalize the medical marijuana. Since then, other states have followed in its footsteps. The election of 2016 California finally voted to regulate recreational adult use as well opening up a massive wave of Recreational Cannabis Dispensaries all across California to supply the massive demand for California's finest . The state Combined recreational and medical marijuana licensing into 1 program.
        There are 2 parts to the Indoor Cannabis farming Business. The first part is the cultivating of cannabis. This part its best to work with an expert who can help you put together a cultivation plan for your grow facility giving you much higher probabilities for profitability right out of the gate. Part 2 of farming cannabis you will negotiate with vendors and dispensaries who you will supply your end product to. 
Farm Owner Requirement: California’s law allows counties and cities to set rules for cannabis farms, growers and dispensaries. They can ban them outright if they choose. Its always best to check the local laws of the particular city or county your considering opening up your business in.
When your ready to start the application process its a good idea to get a head start and file it as soon as you can to get the ball rolling. There are 4 stages to the application process. 
  • Stage 1: Preliminary determination of eligibility
    Cost: $3,258.00
  • Stage 2: Initial ranking.
    Cost: $701.00
  • Stage 3: Second ranking.
    Cost: $1,790.00
  • Stage 4: Public Meeting and City Council Final Selection.
    Cost: $1,937.00



 How Much Money Does a Cannabis Farm Make?

        Cannabis growing operations in California can earn well over $1 million annually. For example, Harborside Medical Dispensary in San Jose, California reportedly does over $20 million in annual sales with solid profit margins.

         Cannabis Farms in California bring in revenue of between $1 Million on a entry level 1,500-2,000 square foot facility, up to $100 Million annually. The California Cannabis Market is valued at $9 Billion Annually and is by far the biggest cannabis market in the USA. The best way to determine the revenue is to find out the wholesale price per pound of shelf ready cannabis in your area and then determine how many pounds your grow facility would produce. Here at Optic LED we help support many commercial cannabis farms in California and can provide you with a Optic LED Lighting Plan for your facility that will show you how many pounds will be produced, the going price in your area for boutique quality cannabis and your revenue projections.

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 Here are Links to get your application started today!

  • California State ,
  • Canna Advisors
  • Green Rush Consulting
  • Medicine Man Technologies