Software firm BioTrackTHC has won another state-level contract to provide seed-to-sale tracking – this time for Hawaii’s medical marijuana program.
The contract amount is $159,000.
This is the fifth marijuana-related government contract BioTrack has won in recent years. The Florida-based company’s software serves as the backbone of tracking systems used by Washington State, New Mexico, Illinois and New York, whose program launched today.
BioTrack said its software is also used in more than 1,500 medical and recreational marijuana businesses in 23 states, Washington D.C., Canada, Jamaica and South America.
The company’s software will allow the Hawaii Department of Health to monitor in real time plant and inventory quantities, production activity, laboratory testing results, and the transportation and dispensing of product.
Because it is a set of islands, Hawaii’s tracking challenges “are truly unique,” BioTrack CEO Patrick Vo said in a statement.
Hawaii is about to start the licensing process for medical marijuana businesses. The state will make applications available online on Jan. 11. The application submission period will run between January 12-29, and the first dispensaries are expected to open this summer.