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We’re Quantum 9, A Cannabis Consulting Firm Located In Chicago.

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Learn how our cannabis consultants can help you win a license and start a cannabis business.

Quantum 9, Inc. is a Chicago-based cannabis consulting firm specializing in cannabis licensing and public policy. Our cannabis consultants are experts in winning cannabis licenses in highly competitive and limited license markets.

We have one of the highest success rates in the industry for obtaining licenses, including licenses to cultivate, manufacture, infuse, transport, test, and dispense cannabis.

Moreover, having worked in over twenty-three states and six countries, we are one of the largest and most experienced cannabis consulting practices in the world. Our cannabis consultants live and bleed cannabis, and we work day and night to help you win cannabis business licenses and become cannabis owners.

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Cannabis License Acquisition


It takes a lot to be one of the most trusted names in the cannabis consulting market. However, Quantum 9’s cannabis consultants work tirelessly to perfect our cannabis application writing craft.

Within the USA, we’ve helped our clients win licenses in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maryland, California, Delaware, West Virginia, Georgia, Arkansas, Missouri, New Jersey, and Michigan.

Internationally, our cannabis consultants have helped clients win cannabis licenses in Germany, France, Israel, Puerto Rico, Columbia, and Canada.

Whether you’re interested in applying for cultivation, processing, infusing, testing, transporting, or retail licenses, we can help you save time and money by managing and writing your application from start to finish. Allow us to help you win a cannabis license and become a cannabis business owner.

Contact our cannabis consultants today to learn how we can help you win a cannabis license!

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Licensing News from our Cannabis Consultants

Illinois Craft Grower Consulting: Winning a LicenseIllinois cannabis consulting flag

In this post, our Illinois Craft Growing Consulting team shows you how to win a craft grower license in Illinois. Are you applying for an Illinois craft grower license in Round 2?If so, reach out today while space is still available!

Virginia Cannabis Application Writer: Licensing Expert 

 Virginia Cannabis Application Writer License Expert

Our cannabis consultants in Virginia are happy to announce that in March 2021 Virginia legalized adult-use cannabis. Our cannabis application writers in Virginia are hitting the ground running. Start preparing today to increase your chances of winning a license. Schedule a call with our consultants today to learn how we can help you win a cannabis license in Virginia.

New Jersey Cannabis Consultants 

Our cannabis consultants teach you how to win a cannabis license in New Jersey. Are you interested in  New Jersey Cannabis License? Reach out today!

New York Cannabis License Consulting

Adult-use cannabis sales in New York are expected to begin in 2022! Now is the time to start putting together your application to win a license. In this post, our New York Cannabis Consultants provide key insights on how to start preparing yourself to win adult-use cannabis licenses in New York.

“It is with great honor that we recommend Quantum 9, Inc. as cannabis consultants for their excellence in the medical cannabis industry. Their attentiveness, attention to detail and pragmatic thinking was instrumental in our understanding of the taxation of medical cannabis.”
– Dr. Harald Terpe Member of Parliament

Letters of Recommendation

Illinois Letter of Recommendation

September 13, 2016

German Ministry Recommendation

February 2, 2015

Kentucky Letter of Recommendation

December 10, 2013

Types of Cannabis Licenses we can help you win:

  • Cultivation

  • Craft Grow

  • Manufacturing/Processing

  • Infusing

  • Retail/Dispensary

  • Consumption Lounge

  • Transporter

  • Wholesaler

  • Microbusiness

  • Testing

  • and more

About our Cannabis Consultants

Our team includes 66 marijuana consultants that are experts in every field of the cannabis industry, from cultivation to testing to security. You will work with some of the most talented cannabis consultants in the world. For example, we have award-winning cannabis cultivators, NASA scientists, lawyers, investment professionals, analytical chemists, experienced application writers, strategy consultants, and licensed security experts, to name a few, that will assist you in winning a license and starting a cannabis business.

Also, our areas of expertise include permit acquisition, application writing, team recruitment, public policy, valuations, restructuring, marketing, brand development, facility design, equipment selection, employee training, SOP development, and process optimization. In other words, we help clients become cannabis business owners and fully maximize the operations of all types of cannabis businesses.

Quantum 9 was named one of the most recognized names in cannabis consulting by CannaInsider. Additionally, we are the recipient of both the Silver Golden Bridge Award and Stevie Award for Consulting Firm of the year. Furthermore, our CEO, Michael Mayes, is inducted into the Forbes Chicago Business Council having received the CannAward for cannabis technology excellence.

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