Adult-use Cannabis

In spring 2023, the Minnesota Legislature legalized and decriminalized the use of cannabis in Minnesota, effective Aug. 1, 2023.

People ages 21 and up now can possess up to 2 ounces of cannabis and consume cannabis without legal penalty. Cities have additional rules guiding where it can be consumed and sold. 

Learn more by viewing the FAQs.

Retail sales licensing
Retail sales of cannabis is prohibited until January 2025, when the State Office of Cannabis Management is expected to be operational. 

The City of Woodbury is temporarily prohibiting licensing of low-potency hemp sales through August 2024. 

Low-potency cannabinoids
Sale of lower-potency cannabinoids – like THC gummies and beverages – continue to be legal in Woodbury, with a license issued by the City of Woodbury. The city allows sale at liquor stores, tobacco shops and other exclusive retailers (see information below).

Cannabinoid products licenses
The City of Woodbury requires that any business selling cannabinoid products obtain a license before conducting business in the city (City Code Chapter 11, Article XV - Cannabinoid Products. Cannabinoids include edible THC products, and all products available for sale must meet the requirements established by Minnesota State Law 

Applications must be submitted via appointment only. Exact change or check is required (no credit/debit cards). Download the application packet.

License Requirements 

  • License holders must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Clerks selling cannabinoid products must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Sales permitted daily between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m.;
  • No home, mobile, vending, delivery, or self-service sales;
  • Samples and discounted products are not allowed;
  • Licensed location must be at least 500 feet from any school; 
  • Other rules and requirements as defined by Woodbury City Ordinance; 
  • ALL rules and requirements as established by Minnesota Statutes.

The City of Woodbury Cannabinoid Product License encompasses any edible or nonedible cannabinoid product authorized for sale in Minnesota Statute.

Cannabinoid Product sales are only permitted between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Individuals selling the cannabinoid product or devices MUST be at least 18 years of age. 

Licenses are valid Jan. 1-Dec. 31 of each year. Renewal applications must be submitted no later than Nov. 30. 


The fee for a cannabinoid product license is $10,700 (includes both the application fee and background investigation fee).