Frequently Asked Questions

Does Quantum 9 sell Marijuana? No, Quantum 9 does not sell marijuana. We provide expert cannabis consulting for the medical marijuana industry primarily in the permit acquisition space.

What does the name “Quantum 9” mean? It stands for the optimal light level for cultivating marijuana.

What marijuana consulting does Quantum 9 provide? Quantum 9 helps organizations obtain permits in newly emerging markets including states and countries. We help companies acquire cultivation, manufacturing and dispensary licenses, which entails marijuana application services, team building, facility design, and training.

Who are your cannabis consulting “experts”? The Quantum 9 marijuana consulting practice is led by Michael Mayes and Ed Rosenthal; they are internationally recognized as the most talented and knowledgeable cannabis consultants in the world. Ed has written the book on cultivation. His Marijuana Growers Handbook has become an industry textbook, and there isn’t another author who has sold more books on the subject. But there are many other consultants on the team with expertise in botany, horticulture, public policy, packaging, facility design, retail, extraction, technology, and engineering.

Where is Quantum 9 located? Quantum 9 is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and has staff all over the world including Colorado, California, Michigan, Washington, Canada, France, and Holland.

How can I find out if I can get a medical marijuana card? While Quantum 9 doesn’t sell marijuana, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, NORML, a federal lobbying group, has an authoritative website that lists what ailments are acceptable for your state: www.NORML.org.

Who is the best person to work with from your firm if I wanted to start my own medical marijuana business? Michael Mayes, CEO, leads all business development and is the best person to work with, initially, to understand how we can help; he has assisted nearly every client of Quantum 9 during the initial needs analysis portion of our business.