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MCC 122: How to Start a COLLECTIVE or COOPERATIVE under California’s Medical Marijuana Program (Prerequisite MCC 121)
ON-SITE CLASSES
Location: 44 North Mentor Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91106
Upcoming Dates: Sunday, March 16
Sunday, March 23
Sunday, April 13
Sunday, April 27
Sunday, May 18
Sunday, May 25
Sunday, June 08
Sunday, June 22
Time: 11 AM - 4 PM
Fee: $$130 per person
Seats: Available - Register Below
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Please Note: MCC 121 is a Prerequisite

This Class provides a checklist for establishing a Collective or Cooperative under California’s Medical Marijuana Program.

The Class focuses on the nuts and bolts of operating a “Delivery Service” Collective -- a Collective or Cooperative that “specializes” in Services to Members who Require in Home Care.

The Class includes a “Sample” Website for a Collective that specializes in Services to Members who require In Home Care.



Syllabus:
1. Selecting the Nonprofit Legal Entity and Incorporation

2. Start Up Budget and Monthly Operating Expenses

3. Estimated Income based on Membership Projections

4. Required Forms and Documents

5. Record Keeping System
- a) HIPAA Compliant Member Intake
- b) Point of Sale System for a Collective or Cooperative

6. Locations
- a) Cultivation site
- b) Facility for Receiving, Packaging and Labeling
- c) Storefront

7. How a business license, for a legal business operation, can protect Collective or Cooperative

8. Record Keeping
- a) Member Records and HIPAA Regulations
- b) Record of Reasonable Compensation Transactions exclusively among Members

9. Attorney General’s Guidelines

10. Advertising

11. Operating Standards and Procedures

12. Providing Services as a Delivery Service Collective

13. Insurance

14. Required Licenses and Permits

15. Cost of Goods, Operating Expenses and Federal Tax Issues

16. Consignment of Product

17. Zoning Issues and SB 420 Requirements Related to the Location of the Collective or Cooperative

18. The Collective’s Source(s) of Cannabis

19. The MCC “Producing Member Agreement” between the “Producing Member” and the Collective or Cooperative

20. USDA “Organic” Certifier, Chris Van HooK and the Clean Green Certification Program

21. Specialized Patient/Member Services under the MMP

22. Security Issues

23. Issues SB 420 does not address
Liz McDuffie, Instructor

Liz McDuffie is a postgraduate of the University of Southern California School of Public Administration. She has served as Director of the Medical Cannabis Caregivers Institute since 2006. Liz is approved by the State of California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to teach California’s Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) as part of the CDSS Continuing Education Program. Her studies include on site assessments of operational standards and procedures used in Compassionate Use Programs in Canada and California.

The Medical Cannabis Caregivers (MCC) Institute is a nonprofit Association founded in 2006 to provide Information, Resources and Classes for participants of State approved Medical Marijuana Programs.
The Medical Cannabis Caregivers Institute (MCC) has been approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to teach California's Medical Marijuana Program under the CDSS Continuing Education Program for Adult Residential Facility (ARF) administrator recertification.

Vendor Number ARF2000307-735-2
Course Number ARF307-0401-20400

44 North Mentor Avenue Pasadena, CA 91106
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