1 Colo. Code Regs. § 212-3-2-285

Current through Register Vol. 47, No. 12, June 25, 2024
Section 1 CCR 212-3-2-285 - Accelerator Endorsement Application, Qualification, and Eligibility
A. Beginning January 1, 2021, Retail Marijuana Store Licensees, Retail Marijuana Cultivation Facility Licensees, and Retail Marijuana Products Manufacturers Licensees may apply for an endorsement to participate in the accelerator program. The application shall be made on Division forms and in accordance with the 2-200 Series Rules.
B.Qualifications and Eligibility. The State Licensing Authority may consider the following facts and circumstances for purposes of determining a Licensees' qualifications and eligibility to be an Accelerator-Endorsed Licensee.
1. The Applicant has not, in the previous two years, been subject to a license revocation or active suspension issued by the State Licensing Authority, any Local Licensing Authority or Local Jurisdiction, or any other state in which it operated.
2. Information demonstrating the Applicant operated its license for at least two years prior to the date of application; or if the Applicant is unable to demonstrate operations for a period of at least two years, it must satisfy at least one of the following:
a. The Applicant possesses a valid commercial marijuana license issued in another state and has operated such license for the preceding two years;
b. For the preceding two years the Applicant has participated in an accelerator, incubator, or social equity program that may, but is not required to be, associated with the commercial marijuana industry;
c. The Applicant has at least two years of regulated cannabis industry experience at a managerial or executive level; or
d. The Applicant has at least two years of business experience in a highly regulated industry other than the marijuana industry.
C.Application Requirements. In addition to all other application requirements outlined in the 2-200 Series Rules, an application to become an Accelerator-Endorsed Licensee must include the Applicant's equity assistance proposal, containing the information required by the 3-1100 Series Rules.
D. The Division will maintain a list of Accelerator-Endorsed Licensees on its website. By submitting an application to become an Accelerator-Endorsed Licensee, the Applicant authorizes the State Licensing Authority to publish the Applicant's name on the Division's website.

1 CCR 212-3-2-285

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