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.
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.
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.