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Facility design - Security flow - Banking - Management - Ordering - Training

Sales and Marketing - Research and Development - Administrative - Vendor Resources

Accessories - Delivery Operations

Facility design:

  • We're experienced in creating a brightly lit, warm, and open presentation for your storefront that exudes safety and elegance from the outset, whether your design is medical, upscale, or boutique.
  • The flow of your design is key to handling more patients as the business grows. We bring tested concepts to facilitate high volume traffic and ease of turnover to the table.
  • More often than not, it will be incumbent on your staff to explain to new patients how medical marijuana works in your state, as well as how your individual center operates. Providing areas for orientation and allowing for tours of the facility cannot be overlooked.
  • Patients suffer from a wide variety of disabilities and construction of your facility must be able to accommodate them, as well as service animals.
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Security flow

  • Security can be a painstaking process for new and old patients, but not if you've structured your facility in a way that adds to their experience while keeping them safe at the same time. Built-in redundancies are one measure that can aid you if designed properly.
  • Installation of proper, state compliant security systems is of paramount importance when dealing with compliance. We can help contract high quality security and surveillance firms in your area.
  • Knowing which areas to focus on helps maximize your expenditures on security measures while keeping your staff and patients out of harms way. Whether it's surveillance cameras, alarms, emergency distress (panic buttons), safes, security code protocol, or keys/locks, we have solutions for you, and can help integrate these with advanced loss prevention systems
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Retail Operations

    ATM/Credit Cards/Merchant Services
  • There are a variety of payment services available as credit cards are becoming increasingly difficult to accept for many in the industry. Through DRC's connections, we can assist you with creative solutions for establishing credit card, debit, ATM, cashless ATM, or alternative payment processing systems that help you keep on top of your revenue flow.
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  • DRC has the unique ability to help businesses uncover relationships to enable them to operate under normal circumstances, embracing creative solutions to ordinarily simple issues.
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    Inventory and Tracking Systems
  • Point of Sale, or POS Systems, are the lifeblood of your business, allowing quick transactions while providing valuable financial data and reports. DRC staff served as advisory board members in the design of the first medical marijuana specific software, as well as working with multiple other developers. We can help leverage these relationships into solid connections for you, providing a leg up on the competition.
  • Our accountants are experts in Quickbooks and can train your team on how to quickly and simply export any data needed for your bookkeeping purposes.
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  • Using advanced data analytics, we can help you set par levels for items and determine appropriate medicine levels for your business.
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  • If there is a task that needs to be performed in your center, we have a training manual for it. These extensive guides include checklists that focus on daily, weekly, and monthly expectations for your staff that help keep your business running smoothly, even when you're not present.
  • To ensure that employees continue to meet the goals outlined for them, we also include in depth tests over compliance items, as well as evaluation forms for management.
  • Successful centers require excellent compliance training for all members of the staff, and a compliance officer is often recommended as a safeguard against potential violations. Our compliance team is top notch in this regard.
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Sales and Marketing

  • Finding the right advertising venues and having a strong understanding of ROI will be invaluable as your business gets off the ground. With our experience in both print and online mediums, as well as sponsorship opportunities, you'll have an edge on the competition.
  • Having a strong website that is both informative and well designed is a key way to retain current patients while capturing new clientele. Content creation and search engine optimization are specialties of DRC.
  • Leveraging your own patient's experiences via social media is a relatively inexpensive way to help develop your brand and voice in the community, and our award nominated staff can help you coordinate messaging across multiple platforms.
  • Brand development, including marketing materials and brand collateral, should always be in unison, providing a united front for your business. Our best practices in these areas will help you quickly become a thought leader in your area.
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Research and Development

  • Understanding the market you operate in will allow you to tailor the patient experience in your center for the best. Competitive analysis and secret shopping can help to better train your staff in addition to staying ahead of challengers in your space.
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  • Maintaining the confidentiality of patient records will help keep you out of the headlines. Our security procedures are industry leading and protect you and the patient from maliciousness.
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Vendor Resources

  • From partnering with multiple edible companies, to developing relationships with those who provide ancillary products such as packaging and printing, we've learned how to keep margins down and patient satisfaction high.
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  • We can help further your branding efforts by identifying strategic and profitable areas for merchandising, including hats, t-shirts, lighters, pens, and smoking or vaporizing products.
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Delivery Operations

  • If permitted in your state, DRC can help further maximize your profit potential by showing exactly what a safe and secure delivery organization looks like, all while providing top notch service for your patients.
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Additional Services:

News and Commentary from the MMJ Movement

MPP Blog

Child Taken From Marijuana Using Parents, Murdered in Foster Care

One of the more horrific examples of how the war on marijuana hurts families is making the rounds right now, and it illustrates just one of the more serious hypocrisies of prohibition. Last week, the story broke that a two-year-old child had sustained fatal injuries at the hands of her foster care provider. After the […]

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reverses Stance on Marijuana

CNN?s chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta has spent the last year creating an investigative report on marijuana, and the former critic of marijuana policy reform has changed his mind drastically on the subject. On Wednesday night, Dr. Gupta told Piers Morgan that “We’ve been terribly and systematically misled in this country for some time […]

Investigation of Drug Treatment Centers Finds Widespread Corruption

A recent investigation into drug treatment centers in southern California found rampant financial corruption and inflated reporting of patient attendance. The investigation, conducted by the nonprofit Center for Investigative Reporting and CNN, found that dozens of clinics showed signs of deception and questionable billing practices. The two worst offenders, Able Family and GB Medical Services, […]

Denver DA Makes Ludicrous Claims; Links Medical Marijuana to Murder

At a Denver City Council hearing held on Monday to discuss implementing a 5% marijuana sales tax, Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey held the floor to claim that medical marijuana dispensaries are a haven for assaults, robberies, and murder. ?We have had 12 homicides related directly to medical marijuana,? Morrissey told the council. ?We have […]

AZ Dept. of Health Services Director's Blog

Pre- School & Special Needs Kids

A couple of months ago I heard a story from a parent of a special needs kid who told me that she was trying to find a pre-school- but her kid was denied admission.� She said that the facility told her that our licensing regulations wouldn?t allow the school to admit her child because he [...]

Breastfeeding is Helping to Reduce Childhood Obesity

Increasing the percentage of women that choose to breastfeed is a critical evidence-based practice for addressing the childhood obesity epidemic.� Here in Arizona, we have a lot to celebrate during World Breastfeeding Week- because of our collective work to increase breastfeeding is paying off.� Arizona?s percentage of babies who begin breastfeeding has jumped to 83% [...]

Cottage Home Successes

A couple years ago, the legislature passed a bill to allow people to make certain foods at home and sell them to the public.� The food has to be a low-risk for food-borne diseases, but there’s lots of options.� The program is a great success - we have more than 1,700 people registered for the [...]

Computer Issues Strike Again

Early this morning the computer data center that we use for ADHS programs�lost power.� When this happens, all those systems like the birth and death certificate system, the Women, Infant and Children’s system and the medical marijuana system are not available until the power is restored and we can bring them back online.�� Fixing the [...]


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