MARYLAND CANNABIS PROGRAM

MARYLAND

Licenses Coming Soon

Overview:

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 marijuanaAccess 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!

Hemp

Yes

Medical Marijuana

Yes

Adult-Use Marijuana

Yes

When to Apply

May 2024

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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

Estimated November 2023 – 30-day application period for social equity individuals and businesses interested in applying for a standard or micro cannabis license in Round 1.

January 1, 2024 – First round of licenses awarded

May 1, 2024 – On or after May 1, 2024, the Division shall begin issuing the second round of licenses.

Schedule for a complimentary 15-min consult with our licensing/application team to learn more about how we may be able to assist you. Need more help? Book an Hourly Maryland Cannabis Consultation today!


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