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Resources for Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MTCs)

Forms and information for corporations that have received a certificate of registration to operate an MTC in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Architectural Review

The Architectural Review takes place during the Inspections Phase, after an MTC has received a Provisional Certificate of Registration (PCR) from the Cannabis Control Commission.

Apply for a waiver

The following form is to be completed by an individual or entity requesting a waiver from full compliance with a requirement mandated by the Commission’s regulations. 

Apply to change the location of an MTC

The following form is to be completed by a corporation that has a Provisional or Final Certificate of Registration from the Cannabis Control Commission to operate an MTC in Massachusetts and wishes to change the location of its dispensing, cultivation, or processing site.

Apply to change the name of an MTC

The following form is to be completed by a corporation that has a Provisional or Final Certificate of Registration from the Cannabis Control Commission to operate an MTC in Massachusetts and wishes to change the name of its MTC.

Policy on the sale of accessories at MTCs

Please use this Circular Letter for more information about the Cannabis Control Commission on the sale of accessories to qualifying patients or their personal caregivers at MTCs.

Policy Regarding Transfer of Medical Marijuana Inventory for Adult Use

The Policy Regarding Transfer of Medical Marijuana Inventory for Adult Use provides MTCs that are seeking licensure for the retail sale of adult use marijuana with information about the process to request approval from the Commission to transfer a portion of existing medical marijuana product inventory for sale in the adult use market.

Policy on Contamination Notification Requirement

The Policy on Contamination Notification Requirement outlines the requirements for MTCs to have policies in place to respond to and report laboratory results indicating the contaminant levels in a tested product exceed the acceptable limits outlined in the Protocol for Sampling and Analysis of Finished Medical Marijuana Products and Marijuana-Infused Products and cannot be remediated.

Policy on Acquisition of Cuttings or Genetic Plant Material

The Policy on Acquisition of Cuttings or Genetic Plant Material outlines the guidelines for organizations that have received at least a Provisional Certificate of Registration (PCR) to obtain cuttings or genetic plan materials.

Transportation guidance

The purpose of the Transportation Guidance is to ensure that transportation of marijuana and/or MIPs is done in a manner that minimizes the risk of diversion and other types of loss, as well as to ensure safety for patients, the public and Dispensary Agents.

Non-profit compliance guidance

Throughout the application process, and after receiving a Provisional or Final Certificate of Registration, applicants and registrants will be responsible for remaining in compliance with guidance for MTCs regarding non-profit compliance if applying as and operating as a non-profit, and guidance for MTCs regarding background checks.

Background check guidance

Throughout the application process, and after receiving a Provisional or Final Certificate of Registration, applicants and registrants will be responsible for remaining in compliance with guidance for MTCs regarding background checks.

Corporate conversion guidance

In order for an MTC with a Provisional or Final Certificate of Registration or an applicant with an application pending before the Commission to convert from a non-profit corporation to a domestic business corporation, they must follow the procedure outlined in the MTC corporate conversion guidance.

Pesticide policy

This circular letter reminds MTCs of the regulatory prohibition of any pesticide in connection with the cultivation of medical marijuana products by MTCs, unless explicitly approved by the Commission. To date, the Commission has not approved the use of any pesticide.

MTC annual license renewal forms

The MTC license expires one year after the date of issuance and must be renewed on an annual basis.

A MTC must submit a completed renewal application and fee to the Commission no later than 60 calendar days prior to the license expiration date.
  
MTCs should also update all information that is submitted on its initial application for a license as needed to ensure accuracy.

After the applicant submits its license renewal application and license fee, the Commission will conduct a renewal review.

Contact

Phone

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Address

Union Station
2 Washington Square
Worcester, MA 01604
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