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Maryland

What marijuana/cannabis businesses can you start in Maryland?

Medical Marijuana business applications were closed last November 6, 2015 and now being reviewed byt the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. They continue to move toward licensing cultivators, which is expected to do this summer, and dispensaries, which are likely going to be licensed in the fall. 

Senate Bill 923 and House Bill 881, signed into law by Governor O’Malley on April 14, 2014, changed the medical marijuana program being implemented by the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission. The new regulations have provisions now for:

What can you do right now?

Once, the state re-opens the program, you need to:

  • Draft a Marijuana Company Business Plan so you can see and understand the costs associated with setting up a marijuana business, as well as projected revenues and financials that will allow you to decide whether this venture is for you or not. Clients use our business plans for fundraising as well as submitting and getting approval from the state, city and county licensing departments.
  • Form Your Company and determine funding and partnerships as well as install the compliant state-required business structure so you can check this off the list and get started on all the other details.
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