Licenses Coming Soon
The state of Maryland legalized adult-use cannabis in 2022, through Legislative bills, S.B. 516, cross-filed as H.B. 556, which provides a regulatory framework for the cultivation, production, and sale of adult-use marijuana. Access to cannabis is through state-licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell medical cannabis.
The state of Maryland legalized medical cannabis in 2014, through Legislative bills, Senate Bill 923 and House Bill 881, which provided a legal way for qualifying patients in the state to access and utilize medical cannabis as a form of treatment for their ailment.
Access to medical cannabis is through state licensed businesses that are allowed to grow, manufacture and sell medical cannabis.
To learn more about cannabis business opportunities, contact us.
For more about cannabis business opportunities in Maryland, see below!
When to Apply
MARYLAND MARIJUANA TIMELINE
2014 – Maryland legalizes medical cannabis
2016 – Maryland awarded medical cannabis business licenses
2017 – First Maryland cannabis businesses opened and medical cannabis sales began
2019 – Maryland reopens application process for additional medical cannabis cultivation licenses and processing licenses for minority/disadvantaged groups
November 2022 – Maryland legalizes adult-use Cannabis
July 1, 2023 – Maryland’s adult-use cannabis law goes into effect
On or Around September 2023 -60 day notice for Application Acceptance
January 1, 2024 – First round of licenses awarded
May 1, 2024 – On or after May 1, 2023, the Division shall begin issuing the second round of licenses.
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