Cannabis Background Screening Guide

Creative Services, Inc. has a background screening program that meets the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission's requirements for Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers, Marijuana Establishments, and Ancillary Businesses.

Account Setup

  • We require that you complete and return of the following:
  • You will notice at the bottom of page 2 in the End User Screening Application, there is the optional service for our FCRA Administration. If you will be utilizing this service, we require the following:
    • Your company letterhead in Word format
    • A copy of your CORI policy
      • If you do not have a CORI policy, you may use this Sample CORI Policy. Please make note of this with your submission of documents
  • In order for us to conduct the Massachusetts iCORI searches, the state requires that you designate CSI as your agent. Review the iCORI Organization Registration and ensure that steps 1 - 7 are completed. Please provide us with your DCJIS registration number.

Please return all required documentation/information to our Sales Team at Upon receipt of all the above mentioned documents/information, your background screening account will be activated within five (5) business days. At this time, a series of three emails will be sent to the authorized individual(s) provided on the End User Screening Application. The welcome emails will include your credentials to the database, as well as a PDF User Guide to get started. If any further clarification or assistance is required, please email CSI’s Cannabis Division at

Program Profiles

  1. Appendix A - Statement of Work (Adult)
  2. Appendix A - Statement of Work (Medical)
  3. Appendix A - Statement of Work (Adult Delivery)
  4. Appendix A - Statement of Work (Medical Delivery)

Below are links to the appendices referenced in the User Certification and Master Service Agreement for your review:

Applicant Forms

Sample documents should NOT be construed as legal advice, guidance or counsel. Employers should consult their own attorney about their compliance responsibilities under the FCRA and applicable state law. Creative Services, Inc. expressly disclaims any warranties or responsibility, or damages associated with or arising out of information provided. Employers seeking credit reports must provide additional notices pursuant to state law.

Sample Disclosure and Authorization Forms

Sample State Notices

Additional Sample Forms, as applicable