After long, unanticipated delays, the date has finally arrived. Today the Maryland Medical Cannabis commission will vote on the Stage One license pre-approvals for 15 growers and 15 processors. Coded application numbers will be voted on by the Commission to select and award the Stage One pre-approvals for Maryland’s growers and processors. Maryland’s medical marijuana program has sustained many delays up until this point. It has been nearly nine months since applicants applied for these sought-after licenses. However with this selection process finally taking place Maryland is ready to truly open its doors to the medical marijuana industry. This is great news for the hundreds of applicants that applied, as well for thousands of Maryland residents who eagerly await the commencement of the Medical Marijuana Program. It should be noted that non-Maryland residents will also be allowed to receive their Maryland Medical Marijuana Cards.
The entity names of winners will be released on August 15, after administrative processes and preliminary background checks are completed. After Stage One pre-approvals are awarded, the Commission will perform extensive financial due diligence and background investigations of all those named in the application.
For those interested in attending today’s commission meeting and selection process, please be aware that the meeting location and time has changed due to the severe flooding in Howard County. The new location for todays meeting is at the University of Maryland Medical School Campus, in the Bressler Research Building, Taylor Lecture Hall, 655 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. The meeting will start at a new time, at 1:00 pm.
If you are interested in receiving your Maryland Medical Marijuana card please call Greenway Consultations at 410-762-8745