Medical Marijuana Establishment Licenses
Before submitting an application for a Medical Marijuana Establishment in Washoe County, please review the following information:
- Common questions about Medical Marijuana Establishments (MMEs)
- Washoe County MME ordinance
- Overview of MME application process
- Business license fees
Washoe County separately licenses four types of medical marijuana establishments:
- Facility for the production of edible marijuana products or marijuana-infused products.
- Medical marijuana cultivation facility.
- Medical marijuana dispensary.
- Medical marijuana independent testing laboratory.
Business licenses are valid for unincorporated Washoe County only.
Any person desiring to operate a medical marijuana establishment (MME) in unincorporated Washoe County must first obtain a provisional registration certificate from the Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health. Washoe County MME business license applications without the provisional certificate will not be accepted. Use the details below to contact the State Division for information on how to obtain the provisional certificate.
Nevada State Division of Public and Behavioral Health
MME Application and Instructions
(Note: An MME application cannot be accepted without a copy of the State provisional registration certificate for the establishment)
Mail your completed application to:
Washoe County Business License
P.O. Box 11130
Reno, NV 89520-0027
Or, submit your application in person to:
Washoe County Business License Counter
1001 East Ninth Street, Building A, 2nd Floor
Reno, NV 89512
2 blocks north of I-80, Wells Avenue exit
1 block south of Livestock Events Center (Nevada State Fairgrounds)
MME business license renewal
A business owner must provide a copy of their valid, renewed Nevada State registration certificate with their reported gross receipts and appropriate renewal fee.