Marijuana Security Plan Template

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The Marijuana Security Plan Template package is modeled after current industry Best Management Practices (BMPs) and has been designed to meet the unique security challenges being faced by cannabis operators. Whether you are applying for a state marijuana license or preparing to secure your operational facility, the Marijuana Security Plan Template will help you ensure the safety and security of staff and facility.

This Template includes content for Retail/Dispensary, Manufacturing/Extraction, and Cultivation facilities: as you customize the template, select the content you need for your unique operation.

The Marijuana Security Plan Template consists of two sections, Facility Security and Operational Security:

Facility Security

  • Physical Building
    • Location and Building Specifications
    • Floor Plan
    • Lighting
    • Guards
    • Perimeter Security
    • Access Control
    • Internal Access-Point Control
  • Electronic Security System
    • Video Surveillance
    • Third-Party Monitoring
    • Intrusion and Motion Detection
    • Burglary Alarm System
    • Alarm Testing
    • Panic Buttons and Internal Communications
    • Fire Security
    • Maintenance and Testing
  • Policies and Procedures for Facility Security
    • Incident Management and Emergency Response
    • Closing Procedures
    • Preventing Theft & Diversion
    • Incident Log
    • Suspicious Activity

Operational Security

  • Workforce Security
    • Background Checks
    • Training and Drills
  • Inventory Security
    • Sale
    • Storage
    • Visibility
    • Transport
    • Disposal
    • Recordkeeping
  • Information Systems Security

Please Note: Security requirements are dependent upon your own local, county and state ordinances pertaining to the distribution and retailing of medical marijuana and cannabis products.

This template is built on the cannabis applications and operations expertise developed over the years by Sara Gullickson.

Sara Gullickson is an internationally recognized cannabis expert who has been actively involved in the industry since its inception. A visionary entrepreneur with a passion for health and wellness, she established in 2010, offering seed to sale services with hands-on support to cannabis entrepreneurs. Sara has successfully secured multiple licenses for clients across 13 competitive state markets. She has spent five years in executive level positions with operational and dispensary opening experience from the East to the West Coast. In 2018, Gullickson was approved for a provisional medical cannabis cultivation and processing license for Strive Wellness of Nevada, LLC. As part owner she will serve as COO of the company.