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Maryland 2017-05-14T22:46:40+00:00

Maryland Knowledge Center:

Created to provide helpful information about the Maryland Cannabis Industry.

Cannabis License Info:

The application period is currently closed to new entrants until further notice. Current applications are under review with selected companies advancing to Stage 2. Information will be updated here as it becomes available. Check back for updates!

Grower (also commonly referred to as Producers or Cultivators) – responsible for growing cannabis. Mature plants are harvested and transferred to a Processor.

How many Grower licenses are available in Maryland?

  • 15 Available now
  • The MMCC is evaluating adding 5 more licenses

What are the fees associated with a Grower license?

  • Stage 2 Application Fee: $4,000
  • Biennial Licensing Fee: $125,000

What kind of tracking system do I need to operate a Cultivation Facility?

Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor cultivation efforts and inventory.  Our cultivation seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive data tracking with an emphasis on compliance.  Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.

Grower FAQ

Processors take harvested cannabis from Cultivators and create derivative extracts for edibles, concentrates, topicals, and prepacks. Finished products are transported to Dispensaries.

How many Processor licenses are available in Maryland?

  • Unlimited Licenses Available

What are the fees associated with a Processor license?

  • Stage 2 Application Fee: $4,000
  • Biennial Licensing Fee: $80,000

What kind of tracking system do I need to operate a Processing or Manufacturing Facility?

Most states require an extensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking system to monitor processing and manufacturing efforts, which is especially important in this part of the supply chain due to conversions into multiple byproducts and higher amounts of waste.  Our processing seed-to-sale-tracking solution provides comprehensive conversion tracking focused on compliant data points.  Customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each state, BioTrackTHC also features an all-in-one business tool to help you operate every aspect of the cultivation business by itself, or as part of the vertically-integrated cannabis business.

Processor FAQ

Dispensaries sell legal cannabis, and cannabis products, to responsible adults in compliance with local regulations.

How many Dispensary licenses are available in Maryland?

  • Regulations state that there be no more than two dispensaries located in each of the 47 legislative districts in the state, however, the MMCC has issued 102 pre-approvals so far.

What are the fees associated with a Dispensary license?

  • Stage 2 Application Fee: $4,000
  • Biennial Licensing Fee: $80,000

What kind of point-of-sale do I need to operate a Dispensary?

Most states require dispensaries to track and trace all of their cannabis-related products for regulatory and compliance reporting requirements. Our Dispensary Point of Sale and inventory management system provides comprehensive seed-to-sale cannabis tracking with a focus on compliant data points.  If your state requires seed-to-sale systems to stay compliant, BioTrackTHC has you covered.  Our system is customized to meet the unique regulatory frameworks in each and every state.

Dispensary FAQ

How do I legally obtain medical cannabis in Maryland?

  1. Register as a patient with MMCC
  2. Obtain a written certification from a physician registered with the MMCC
  3. Visit a licensed dispensary in Maryland
  4. Optional- Purchase a MMCC ID Card for $50. There is no fee to apply for the program.

For more information on legally obtaining medical cannabis in Maryland click here.

Does my condition qualify for medical cannabis in Maryland?

  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe, debilitating, or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis C

Patient FAQ

Patient Registration

Physicians

Physician FAQ

Laboratories test cannabis for concentration and contaminants. Prior to entering the consumer market, all regulated cannabis is required to undergo quality assurance testing.

Independent Testing Lab Application

Lab Testing FAQ

For more information on Independent Testing labs, click here.

Maryland Seed-to-Sale Traceability Info:

Maryland’s Cannabis Program is operated by the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission

Click here to contact us or submit a support ticket

For the latest cannabis-related legislative updates on Maryland, check out our Cannabis Bill Tracker!

Why BioTrack?

Locally Hosted Solution– Utilizing a locally hosted server, as oppose to a cloud server, increases security and reliability. Retain 100% database ownership knowing no one, not even BioTrackTHC employees, can access sensitive client or operational data.

Driven by Data– Take advantage of over 100 advanced reports to make profit-minded decisions based on predictive yields, sales trends, average wait time and more. Need to upload financial reports to an accounting system? Easily export reports, save in the desired format, and upload.

Compliance Focused– Adherence to state and local cannabis regulations in all active markets. Print compliant labels, enforce sales limits, and verify recommendations quickly and accurately. Regular system updates ensure compliance if regulations change.

Customer Service Oriented– Live Phone, Chat, and Email support from 8am-8pm PST. Supplement initial training with online tutorials, wikis, and monthly best practices features.

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