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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE MEDICAL CANNABIS PATIENTS:

While progress is being made, there is NO legal medical cannabis available to patients in Maryland. Please read the information below: 

  • Pre-Awards for Grower, Processor and Dispensaries have been announced, however, no actual final licenses to grow, process or dispense medical cannabis have been issued. The pre-approved entities are currently working through Stage Two of the licensing process, which includes extensive background investigations and regulatory requirements.  

  • This means there is no legal medical cannabis available to patients in the State of Maryland; written certifications for medical cannabis from physicians are not yet valid in the State of Maryland.

  • NO patient identification cards are being issued at this time. The only legal and valid ID cards will be issued by the Commission.

  • These cards can only be obtained through the Patient Registry, which will open during the first quarter of 2017.

  • Patients must first register as a qualifying patient on this website when the Patient Registry opens during the first quarter of 2017. The Patient Registry is not yet open.  

As a reminder, the process for obtaining legal medical cannabis, once available in the State, can be found here.


Last Updated: 1/20/2017