The Adult-Use Conditional Cultivator License authorizes eligible hemp growers to apply for a license to grow cannabis containing over 0.3% THC for the upcoming adult-use market.
Learn about all Adult-Use License Types.
To be eligible to apply, the hemp grower must have been authorized to grow hemp under the Department of Agriculture and Markets Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program and meet certain other requirements. OCM is working on the roll-out of additional license opportunities for the broader market and will be sharing more information soon.
You can get more information online, including a full list of eligibility requirements and license terms and conditions.
Learn more about eligibility requirements and the application process.
The online application is open March 15, 2022 through June 30, 2022. Applicants must create a profile at New York Business Express (NYBE) and submit an application on the NYBE Website.
Applicants must also pay a non-refundable $2,000 Application and Licensing Fee to complete their application submission. Applicants are strongly encouraged to read program guidance before applying and submitting payment.
Apply for the Adult-Use Conditional Cultivator license.
You can get more information and assistance by emailing email@example.com.
Adult-Use Tax Revenue
All cannabis taxes will be deposited in the New York State Cannabis Revenue Fund. Tax revenue will cover costs to administer the program and implement the law.
The remaining funding will be split three ways:
- 40% to education
- 40% to the Community Grants Reinvestment Fund
- 20% to the Drug Treatment and Public Education Fund