This article details everything you need to know to win a cannabis license in Maryland, including the history of legalization in the state, regulations, political environment, and future cannabis business licensing opportunities. Citizens of Maryland voted to legalize recreational cannabis in November of 2022, and many medical cannabis operators in the state made the transition to include recreational sales as of July 1st, 2023. Now, there is an active application round for additional recreational cannabis licenses, exclusive to social equity-owned businesses, with a limited number of standard- and micro-licenses for cultivators, processors, and dispensaries available. An additional recreational license application round will be held in the spring of 2024, and will include consumption lounge licenses.Read more