Maryland awards more medical marijuana licenses as sales near

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With medical marijuana sales expected to begin anytime, Maryland’s MMJ commission has awarded more licenses for businesses around the state.

Licensed medical cannabis dispensaries have until Dec. 15 to open, and industry watchers have estimated 20-30 could be up and running by the new year.

According to the most recent information obtained from the commission, the state now has licensed 35 MMJ cultivators, processors and dispensaries:

Growers (14)

  • Curio Cultivation (Baltimore County)
  • Doctors Orders, doing business as Heirloom (Dorchester)
  • ForwardGro (Anne Arundel)
  • Freestate Wellness (Howard)
  • Green Leaf Medical (Frederick)
  • Grow West MD (Garrett)
  • Harvest of Maryland (Washington)
  • HMS Health (Frederick)
  • Holistic Industries (Prince George’s)
  • Kind Therapeutics USA (Washington)
  • Maryland Compassionate Care and Wellness, dba Grass Roots (Carroll)
  • Shore Natural Rx (Worcester)
  • SunMed Growers (Cecil)
  • Temescal Wellness (Baltimore City)

Processors (12)

  • AFS Maryland (Worcester County)
  • Blair Wellness Center (Worcester)
  • Chesapeake Alternatives (Queen Anne’s)
  • Curio Manufacturing (Baltimore)
  • Doctors Orders Maryland (Dorchester)
  • Holistic Industries (Prince George’s)
  • Kind Therapeutics USA LLC (Washington)
  • Maryland Compassionate Care and Wellness, dba as Grass Roots (Carroll)
  • Pharmaculture Corporation (Allegany)
  • Pro-Green Medical (Frederick)
  • Rosebud Organics (Montgomery)
  • Temescal Wellness of Maryland (Baltimore City)

Dispensaries (9)

  • Allegany Medical Marijuana Dispensary (Allegany County)
  • Cannabus, dba Potomac Holistics (Montgomery)
  • Growing Ventures, dba Greenhouse Wellness (Howard)
  • GTI Maryland, dba Rise Silver Spring (Montgomery)
  • K & R Holdings, dba Kannavis (Frederick)
  • Maryland Wellness Access, dba Remedy Columbia (Howard)
  • Peninsula Alternative Health (Wicomico)
  • Southern Maryland Relief (St. Mary’s)
  • Wellness Institute of Maryland (Frederick)