Medical & Retail Marijuana Licenses

Licensing Requirements


The Town of Telluride adopted rules and standards for licensing medical marijuana centers, retail marijuana stores, infused products manufacturing and off-site cultivation. Rules and regulations are codified in the Telluride Municipal Code.

On and after July 1, 2014, persons not operating a licensed medical marijuana center prior to October 1, 2013 may apply for a retail marijuana store license. A retail marijuana establishment may not operate in the Town of Telluride until it is licensed by the state licensing authority AND approved by the Telluride Marijuana Licensing Authority.

NOTE: The state licensing authority will not act on an application sooner than forty-five days after the receipt of a complete application. The state licensing authority also processes applications in the order in which they are received and provides preference to Applicants who submitted a notice of intent to apply for a retail license. For additional information regarding state licensing information, please visit the Colorado Department of Revenue website.